Erica Darian-Smith

Dr Darian-Smith is an Ophthalmic surgeon and specialises in corneal diseases, refractive laser surgery, ICL surgery, ptyergium, complex cataracts and general ophthalmology.

Dr Erica Darian-Smith is an ophthalmologist who specialises in refractive, cataract and corneal surgery. Dr Erica completed her training in ophthalmology at Prince of Wales hospital in Sydney. Afterwards, she undertook an intensive, world renowned, two-year fellowship in corneal, refractive surgery and external eye diseases in Toronto, Canada where she gained subspecialty expertise in laser eye surgery and treatment of all corneal diseases, including corneal transplants.

Dr Darian-Smith earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Tasmania in 2014, graduating with Clinical Distinction. She then pursued a Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Sciences), as well as a Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the University of Sydney. Dr Erica was a recipient of the 2022 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation Resident Excellence Award. In 2019, she was awarded the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) Filipic Greer Medal for overall excellence in performance at the RANZCO Ophthalmic Pathology examination. Most recently, she was awarded the RANZCO Trevalyn-Smith Travelling Scholarship to subsidize overseas study.

As an accomplished researcher Dr Darian-Smith’s work has been published widely in high quality medical journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the European Journal of Ophthalmology and Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Dr Erica has also written a book chapter and has had the opportunity to present her research at various international and national conferences. Dr Erica is appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in the Discipline of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute and regularly contributes to ongoing teaching in her area of subspeciality.

To make an appointment with Dr Darian-Smith, call 9411 5000.