Dr Madeleine Adams

Dr Madeleine Adams
MB ChB BSc (Hons) PhD (Melb) FRANZCO

Eye care – about you

Dr Madeleine Adams is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and covers all aspects of general ophthalmology. She has special interests in cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, medical retina, diabetic eye disease and age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD).

Dr Adams completed general ophthalmology training in Queensland and then undertook fellowships in Australia and overseas.

Dr Adams worked for the Fred Hollows Foundation as a clinical fellow in Central Australia and Nepal.

She undertook a Medical Retina Fellowship at the Lions Eye Institute in Western Australia.

Dr Adams has also worked at Bristol Eye Hospital in the UK and at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.

Dr Adams was awarded a PhD by the University of Melbourne for her research into age-related macular degeneration. She has numerous publications including a book chapter on the Genetics of Retinal Disease. Dr Adams has presented at national and international conferences.

Her research has been featured by the media including the Daily Mail and the Wall Street Journal.

Eye care – elsewhere

Dr Adams worked for the Fred Hollows Foundation as a clinical fellow in Central Australia and Nepal. She continues to work with the Fred Hollows Foundation in an advisory role.

Dr Adams remains committed to outreach work and has worked as a consultant ophthalmologist in Central Australia, based in Alice Springs, and regional Queensland.

Dr Adams works as an ophthalmologist for the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Rockhampton Hospital, and holds a position as Lecturer at the University of Queensland. She is involved in teaching the next generation of eye doctors, as well as mentoring junior doctors and medical students.


Dr Sean Cheng

Dr Sean Cheng
MBBS (UQ) BE (Hon 1) MMed (USyd) FRANZCO

Eye care – about you

Dr Sean Cheng is a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon specialising in surgical diseases of the retina such as retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and diabetic eye diseases. He also provides a comprehensive eye care service including cataracts, general ophthalmology and ocular trauma.

Prior to commencing medical training, Dr Cheng was awarded First Class Honours in Engineering by the University of Queensland.

Dr Cheng completed general ophthalmology training in Queensland. Following this he undertook two more years of cornea, cataract, oculoplastics and general ophthalmology senior registrar training in Princess Alexandra and Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospitals.

He then travelled to the United Kingdom to complete his subspecialty Vitreoretinal Fellowship under the auspices of Professor Dick and Mr Haynes at Bristol Eye Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Eye care – elsewhere

Dr Cheng is a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon covering both the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Hospital with Queensland Health. He is an Associate Lecturer with University of Queensland and is involved in training the next generation of eye doctors in Queensland.

Dr Cheng volunteers his time to aid in community projects and acts as a medical advisor for Braille House.


Dr Kris Rallah-Baker

Dr Kristopher Rallah-Baker

Eye care – about you

Dr Kristopher Rallah-Baker offers ophthalmology consultation and surgery at Noosa Hospital. His expertise covers all areas of general ophthalmology, cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, diabetic eye disease and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD).

Dr Rallah-Baker graduated from the University of Newcastle and completed his training as a comprehensive ophthalmologist with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, his Fellowship was awarded in 2018.

Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist, Dr Rallah-Baker has previously worked at the Princess Alexandra, Royal Brisbane, Royal Darwin and Mater Hospitals. He has published in the area of refractive surgery and presented at numerous national and international conferences.

Kris is a compassionate advocate for eye healthcare and Indigenous health access in Australia. He has contributed and featured in Australian media in multiple capacities.

Special interests:

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Pterygium surgery
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)

Eye care – elsewhere

Dr Rallah-Baker is a visiting Medical Officer ophthalmologist at Caloundra Hospital, Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Emerald Hospital, an ophthalmologist on the IDEAS Van, and Consultant Advisor to the Fred Hollows Foundation.