Dr. Matthew Spargo
Cataract & Strabismus Surgeon, General Ophthalmologist
MBBS (Hons) BCom/Sc MPH FRANZCO
Dr. Matthew Spargo is a visiting specialist ophthalmologist from Sydney, practicing at Blink Eye Clinic on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Dr. Spargo graduated in medicine with Honours from The University of Sydney, before completing a Master of Public Health from the same institution. His general ophthalmology training took place at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital. Dr. Spargo then undertook subspecialty training in paediatric ophthalmology and adult squint surgery in the United Kingdom, working in Cheltenham, Birmingham and Oxford.
While Dr. Spargo was in the UK, he gained immense experience in complex adult cataract surgery and paediatric cataract surgery, acquiring a vast set of skills to operate inside small eyes, often with complex anatomy. He prides himself on ensuring the highest level of safety, while also striving for the best possible visual outcome. He also offers surgical services for squints, childhood lid problems, watery eyes in babies and adult pterygium.
Dr. Spargo is a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital and a Visiting Medical Officer at Broken Hill Base Hospital. At these institutions, he is responsible for training the next generation of eye surgeons. He is also a Conjoint Associate Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.
Dr. Spargo has a passion for delivering the highest standard of care to his patients, taking the time to explain the nature of the problem and the options to fix it. He prides himself on clear and concise communication, helping his patients navigate the complex world of ophthalmology.