Dr Hessom Razavi is a consultant ophthalmologist who works at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI), through which he provides an ophthalmology clinic at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals.
Hessom completed his medical degree and ophthalmology training in WA, followed by fellowships in Western Australia and Victoria. He was the inaugural Lions Outback Vision fellow in 2014, providing eye care in remote WA communities, with a focus on Aboriginal eye health. He then undertook a fellowship with Prof Robyn Guymer in Melbourne, focusing on retinal diseases and research. Prior to this, Hessom completed a Masters degree at the University of London, for which he received the Gordon Johnson Prize for first academic standing.
Hessom's research interests include diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and indigenous eye health. He is the unit coordinator for ophthalmology teaching at the University of Western Australia.
His special interests include:
- Medical retina
Dr Razavi treats both public and private patients at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals.
- Cataract and IOL surgery
- Diabetic eye disease
- Macular disease
- Retinal and vitreous disorders
Telehealth consultations: No
Treats Children: No