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.

Dr Rallah-Baker 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.

Dr Kris Rallah-Baker Examines Aboriginal Patient

Dr Kris Rallah-Baker became Australian's first indigenous opthlamologist in 2018.