Prof. P. McCluskey

Prof. P. McCluskey

Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Board Member

Peter McCluskey is currently Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health at Faculty of Medicine and Health The University of Sydney and is the Director of the Save Sight Institute at Sydney Eye Hospital. Peter McCluskey is an internationally recognised inflammatory eye disease specialist with more than 30 years experience treating patients with vision threatening inflammatory eye disease. He is an author of more than 250 peer reviewed papers, 24 book chapters, 2 apps and 4 books. His H-index is currently 40. He is a dedicated teacher who has lectured and is a principal invited speaker at conferences around the world. Peter McCluskey has received distinguished service awards from APAO, RANZCO and AAO for his teaching contributions.

He runs the largest tertiary referral, public sector uveitis service in Australia, at Sydney Eye Hospital and is involved in clinical research, laboratory research and clinical trials.  As Director of the Save Sight Institute at Sydney Eye Hospital, he has oversight of eight research groups involved in both clinical and basic eye research that encompasses the common causes of blindness such as ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, cataract, corneal disease and genetically determined eye disease.