Dr Dan Brettell
BSc(Med) MBBS (Hons) MMed (Ophth Sci) FRANZCO
Dr Dan Brettell is an internationally-trained comprehensive ophthalmologist with interests in cataract surgery, treatment of glaucoma and diseases of the retina, as well as subspecialty training in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids.
Dan was raised in Wagga Wagga before moving to Sydney where he graduated in medicine from UNSW with Honours. He completed general medical training at Bankstown/Lidcombe and Campelltown Hospitals before working across the state in a number of regional and rural areas. Dan furthered his study of ophthalmology with a Master’s degree in Ophthalmic Science at the University of Sydney, graduating top of his year.
Dan commenced training in Ophthalmology at Sydney Eye Hospital before completing a fellowship in Oculoplastic surgery in Hereford, UK. He has worked in Myanmar as part of the Myanmar Eye Care Program, and has conducted research into cataract surgery and patterns of skin cancers that affect the eyelids
Dan currently works at Coastwide Eye Surgery, and operates privately at Central Coast Day Hospital and publicly at Gosford and Wyong Public Hospitals. He is a member of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS), the Australian & New Zealand Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons (ANZSOPS).
Dan lives on the Central Coast with his young family and enjoys mountain-bike riding, basketball and sampling local produce. He is passionate about sustainability and renewable energy.