Dr Monika Pradhan

Dr Monika Pradhan specialises in:

  • Retinal detachment; Epirentinal membranes; Macular holes
  • Cataract surgery, age-related magular degeneration; retinal vascular occlusions; floaters


Originally from India, she has now lived in Auckland for over a decade. She completed her medical training and postgraduates studies in Ophthalmology at the University of Mumbai and the prestigious King Edwards VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, which is the largest public tertiary referral centre in all of Western India.  After moving to the UK in 2003, she undertook further training in Ophthalmology and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London. Subsequently she relocated to Auckland and completed Vitreoretinal surgery. She has an exceptional academic background, obtaining the Crombie Medal and Harcourt Prize for the highest grades worldwide at the MRCOphth examinations, UK and also obtained Gold Medals in Diploma in Ophthalmology exams in India.

She has published in several international journals, given lectures at national and international conferences and been involved in research projects investigating various aspects of inherited eye disorders and diabetic retinopathy. She is a member of the American and Australian/New Zealand Societies of Retinal Specialists.

She is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Greenlane Clinical Centre and the Manukau Superclinic in Auckland, where she also teaches Vitreoretinal and Medical Retina Fellows, registrars and medical students. She is passionate about providing the highest quality of eye care with a very personlised approach to her patients.

Dr Monika Pradhan consults at:

  • Eye Doctors, Ascot Hospital
  • Eye Surgery Associates, Auckland
  • Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland District Health Board
  • Manukau Superclinc, Counties Manukau Health Board

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