M.B., B.S., B.Ad.Sc., M.Med.(Oph.Sc.), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
Dr Julia Starte specialises in paediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and adult cataract.
Julia completed a Bachelor of Advanced Science and a medical degree at the University of Sydney. She went on to do specialist ophthalmology training through Sydney Eye Hospital and is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. Julia has a long-standing passion for working with children and has done so since early university days. After completing her general ophthalmology training, she went on to complete a sub-specialty fellowship at the Children’s Hospital Westmead in paediatric ophthalmology. In support of her fellowship training, Julia was awarded both the Sydney Eye Hospital Alumni and RANZCO Travelling Scholarships. Julia also pursued advanced training in the treatment of eye disease in premature babies and is currently a consultant for the neonatal intensive care unit at Royal Prince Alfred hospital. She is also appointed as a consultant ophthalmologist at Children’s Hospital Westmead.
Julia is committed to research, having published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous ophthalmology conferences and meetings. She is committed to training the next generation of ophthalmologists and currently holds a position as Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney. With a young family of her own, Julia understands the stress that any eye problem, regardless of its severity, can place on the patient and their family. She takes a wholistic and family-centred approach to her care.