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 Senior 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 Madeleine Adams with Dr Malita Shrestha and Dr Sanduk Ruit, internationally recognised cataract surgeon, in front of the patients who have had cataract surgery at a cataract camp in regional Nepal.