Dr Kolin Foo


04 472 1375 Wellington
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About Dr Kolin Foo

Dr Foo graduated from the University of Otago in 1993 and subsequently received his ophthalmic training in Wellington and became a Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in 2002. He underwent two further years of subspecialty training in Melbourne and Manchester before returning to Wellington.

Dr Foo has special interest in the areas of micro-incisional cataract surgery and treatment of retinal diseases. He was the first person to introduce photodynamic therapy (PDT) to Wellington for the treatment of macular degeneration. He uses the most up-to-date and effective medical and surgical treatments for retinal disorders.

He currently works as a consultant ophthalmologist and a senior lecturer at Wellington Hospital and consults privately from The Terrace Eye Centre, Boulcott Clinic (Lower Hutt) and Masterton.

Other languages spoken: Chinese

Gender: male


Areas of Specialisation
General Ophthalmology, Medical & Surgical Retina, Cataract Surgery

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Selected Services


MBChB (Otago) 1993, FRANZCO 2002

Current membership of professional/other bodies
Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
New Zealand Save Sight Society
European Society of Retinal Specialists

Hospitals Practising at
Boulcott, Bowen

Contact Dr Kolin Foo

04 471 1132
Lvl 3, Wakefield House
90 The Terrace

EDI: teyecntr
90 The Terrace Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Page last updated on 5 April 2019