Prof Frank Martin AM, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS  

Dr Frank Martin specialises in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.  

Dr Martin was head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead for 22 years and is currently a Visiting Medical Officer in Ophthalmology at the Sydney Children's Hospital Network, Sydney Eye Hospital and Royal Darwin Hospital.   

Dr Martin is Clinical Professor in the Departments of Paediatrics and Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.   

He is President of the Board of the Children's Medical Research Institute and President of the Asia Pacific Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.  Dr Martin is on the Council of APAO and the Board of ICO.  He is the Director of Society Development and Leadership for the ICO.  He also chairs the Orthoptic Industry Advisory Committee at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) 

Dr Martin has received several awards including the Distinguished Service Award from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, the RANZCO College Medal, the Jose Rizal Medal, Michelle Beets Memorial Award, the Golden Apple Award, the Achievement Award from APAO and Secretariat Award from the AAO.  

Dr Martin had published over 40 articles, has written several text book chapters, is a reviewer for the British Journal of Ophthalmology and the AIOS Journal of Ophthalmology.  He is actively involved in clinical teaching of undergraduates and graduates.  Dr Martin has given a number of named lectures  including the Mrs Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture, the Billson Lecture and the Keshmahinder Singh Oration. 

Dr Martin consults privately in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists.