Dr Arvind Gupta

Dr Arvind Gupta specialises in:

  • Cataract surgery, including multifocal intraocular lens and toric intraocular lens.
  • Medical retina including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and macular edema, retinal vein occulsion, and other retinal conditions.
  • Neuro-ophthalmology including, ocular motor nerve palsy, optic disc edema, idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
  • General ophthalmology

Dr Gupta completed medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Subsequently, he followed his passion to choose ophthalmology as a career to be able to help patients see better and achieve the best eyesight possible. He completed initial ophthalmology training in Pondicherry, following which he underwent Advanced Specialist Training in Ophthalmology at Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore. Dr Gupta also underwent sub-specialty training in Neuro-ophthalmology and Medical Retina at Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.

The beauty and charm of Aotearoa attracted him to migrate to New Zealand in 2018. He works as a consultant at Greenlane Clinical Centre (Auckland DHB) and Counties Manukau Health (CMDHB). He also provides private consultations at Eye Doctors, Ascot and Botany Junction.

Dr Gupta believes in sharing his knowledge and skills. He is actively involved in the training of the trainee registrars in New Zealand. He has published extensively and has 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has authored textbooks in ophthalmology and volunteers as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed international journals. He has received multiple awards in patient care and for his research. He has actively participated in organising ophthalmic conferences, including NZ-RANZCO 2024 ophthalmology conference in Auckland.

As an overseas trained ophthalmologist, Dr. Gupta understands the uncertainties and anxieties faced by overseas trained doctors. He devotes his time to assess the training, qualifications and experience of the overseas trained ophthalmologists aspiring to work in Australia or New Zealand and provides support and advice so that they could have a smoother transition to this side of the world. He is an active member of the RANZCO-Specialist-International Medical Graduates (S-IMG) committee of Australia and New Zealand.

Qualifications and fellowships:

  • Fellow of The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Pondicherry University, India

Dr Arvind Gupta consults at:

  • Eye Doctors, Ascot Hospital and the Columba Surgical Centre
  • Eye Doctors, Botany Junction

Current positions and professional memberships:

  • Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Counties Manukau Health, Counties District Health Board
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland District Health Board
  • Fellow of The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member of Australia and New Zealand Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member of European Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member of Neuro-ophthalmic Society of Australia
  • Member of All-India Ophthalmologist Society
Dr Arvind Gupta