About your Surgeon.

Dr David Gunn Brisbane Ophthamologist: Cataract, Corneal & Laser Eye Surgeon.

Dr David Gunn - Ophthalmologist


Dr David Gunn is a Brisbane based ophthalmologist specialising in medical and surgical diseases of the cornea, complex cataract surgery and laser and refractive eye surgery.

Dr Gunn was educated in Brisbane and graduated from the University of Queensland Bachelor of Science and Medicine programs awarded with First Class Honours. He completed his medical residency and ophthalmology training throughout Queensland and was awarded the prestigious K.G. Howsam gold medal for obtaining the highest results in the Australian and New Zealand final ophthalmology examinations.

Dr Gunn undertook fellowship training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital followed by further subspecialty training in corneal, advanced cataract and refractive surgery at the renowned Bristol Eye Hospital.

Dr Gunn practices at the Queensland Eye Institute in Brisbane and holds a public appointment at the Mater Hospital Brisbane, where he also offers intermediate surgery to uninsured patients.

Dr Gunn is active in eye disease research and publishes in local and international medical journals. He is involved in the training of surgical registrars, medical students & nurses and is an honorary faculty member of the University of Queensland.



Fellow of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Awarded the prestigious K. G. Howsam gold medal for obtaining the highest results in the Australian and New Zealand final ophthalmology examinations

Fellowship in Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Bristol Eye Hospital, United Kingdom

Ophthalmology Registrar Training

Queensland hospital training network


Certificate in Laser & Refractive Surgery

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery with First Class Honours

The University of Queensland, Australia
Top 0.1% of medical school applicants (GAMSAT 81)

Bachelor of Science Major in Physiology & Anatomy

The University of Queensland, Australia


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