About Dr Kalapesi
Dr Freny Kalapesi undertook her prevocational work at Westmead and Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney and went on to complete her PhD (2002-2007) at the University of New South Wales in basic laboratory ophthalmic research.
Dr Kalapesi trained as an Ophthalmology Registrar (2005-2010) at the Prince Of Wales Hospital, Randwick and undertook two years of fellowship in the United Kingdom.
The first was at the Royal United Hospital, Bath gaining experience in General Ophthalmology including cataract, wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, strabismus, paediatrics and with a special interest in oculoplastics.
After this Dr Kalapesi took on her second fellowship at the Bristol Eye Hospital, as the Oculoplastics and Orbital fellow. During this year, she gained vast surgical experience in the management of lid, lacrimal and orbital conditions. She worked closely with neurosurgery, plastic surgeons and maxilo-facial surgeons in combined cases.
Dr Kalapesi was an investigator for the CIRTED Trial investigating the role of immunosuppression and radiotherapy in thyroid eye disease. She also hosted weekly multidisciplinary orbital meetings and is well published in ophthalmology and oculoplastics.
Over the last few years, Dr Kalapesi has been established in Sydney and non-metropolitan NSW where she offers Oculoplastic and ophthalmology services.
Member of ANZOPRS - Australian and New Zealand Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery & AAFPS - Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
251 Oxford St
Cr Hollywood Ave
Sydney CBD: 8235 8400
Manly: 9977 2551
Fairfield: 9754 1333
Bankstown: 9796 4176
Wollongong: (02) 4227 6388