Dr. Vinithra (Vini) Kumar

Dr Vinithra(Vini) Kumar  is the Principal of South Eastern Eye Surgery and has been an Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon for more than 20 years. She consults at Dandenong and Wantirna South covering patients from all Eastern and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. She currently performs surgery at Sir John Monash Private Hospital, Clayton and Vermont Private Hospital, Vermont South.

Dr. Vini Kumar has a keen interest in modern day Cataract Surgery and has performed over 5000 Cataract surgeries. Her other areas of expertise are Lid and Pterygium surgeries, management of Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye disease and Glaucoma.

Dr. Vini Kumar has volunteered her time performing more than 500 cataract surgeries to restore sight among the most disadvantaged members of society in Vietnam & Cambodia. She has also trained local Eye Surgeons in Cambodia as part of The Fred Hollows Foundation.

She has publications in International Journals such as Ophthalmology, Binocular Vision and Strabismus Quarterly and International Ophthalmology.

Royal Australia & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Appointments:

Board of Examiners (OBCK) – current

Women in Ophthalmology Advisory Group – current

Member, Specialist Int. Medical Graduates Committee – 2013-2018

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