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Dr Michael


Retina Specialist and Cataract Surgeon

Dr Michael Chilov is a leading Sydney ophthalmologist who practices in Miranda, Hurstville and Narellan.

Areas of Expertise

Cataract Surgery
Retinal Conditions
Macula Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr Michael Chilov

B.Optom (Hons), MBBS (Hons), MPH (Hons), FRANZCO


Dr Michael Chilov is an ophthalmologist with subspecialty interests in cataract surgery and retinal/ macular conditions.

After completing a Bachelor of Optometry degree at UNSW, he went on to study Medicine at the University of Sydney. He then undertook fellowship training in ophthalmology at Sydney Eye Hospital and Bristol Eye Hospital in the UK.

Dr Chilov is an experienced cataract surgeon performing hundreds of cataract operations every year. He uses the latest technologies in his surgery and stays abreast of the new advances in treatment by attending and speaking at major international meetings. He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS).

Dr Chilov has extensive experience in the management of retinal and macula conditions. He is involved in a number of international clinical trials investigating the latest treatments for macula degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion and is able to bring this knowledge to his patients. He has written a number of peer reviewed publications and regularly reviews journal articles that have been submitted for publication. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZSRS) and American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS)

Dr Chilov is a consultant at two of Sydney’s largest ophthalmic teaching hospitals, Concord and Sydney Eye Hospital, where he is actively involved in the training of the next generation of eye surgeons. He performs surgery at leading accredited ophthalmic surgery centres, public and private hospitals and is supported by a team of skilled anaesthetists.

Dr Chilov is focussed on achieving the best possible visual outcomes for his patients. He takes time to understand your visual requirements and discusses the various options that are available to you


Teaching Hospital/Academic Appointments:
Visiting Medical Officer, Concord Repatriation General Hospital


Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sydney Eye Hospital

Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney


Private Hospital Accreditation:

Liverpool Eye Surgery

Waratah Private Hospital (Hurstville)

East Sydney Private Hospital

Kareena Private Hospital

Sight Foundation Theatre

​St Vincent's Private Hospital


Contact Me

Narellan Eye Specialists

48 Wilson Crescent

Narellan NSW 2567

Phone 02 4604 8124

Retina & Macula Specialists- Miranda

Suite 1A

12 Central Road

Miranda NSW 2228

Phone 02 9531 2951

Retina & Macula Specialists- Hurstville

Suite 208 Waratah Private Hospital

29-31 Dora Street

Hurstville NSW 2220

Phone 02 9570 1522

Contact Us

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

You will need a referral from your doctor or optometrist to see Dr Chilov. Please ensure you have this so we can make a booking at your preferred location.

We recommend that you have a driver bring you to your appointment as you will have your eyes dilated which will blur your vision for 2 hours + after your consultation.

Narellan - (02) 4604 8124
Hurstville - (02) 9570 1522
Miranda - (02) 9531 2941

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