Dr. Niel Cornelius

Eye Specialist / Ophthalmologist

About Dr. Niel Cornelius

Dr. Niel Cornelius, M.B.Ch.B, MMed(Ophth(Pret), FC Ophth (SA) .

Dr Niel Cornelius qualified at the University of Pretoria as a General Practitioner in 1994. His career in ophthalmology started in 2000, finishing his postgraduate training at the University of Pretoria under Professor Polla Roux in 2006, followed by a fellowship under Mr John Dart in Corneal and Anterior Segment Disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London(UK). He joined the Pretoria Eye Institute in 2007, focussing his attention on Cornea, Refractive & Anterior Segment surgery.

Dr Cornelius is in practice with fellow colleagues Drs Petrus Gous, Liezel vd Merwe, Charl Weitz & Cor van Zyl.

Get In Touch

  • 012 343 8035/6
  • dr.cornelius@mweb.co.za
  • Suite 230, Pretoria Eye Institute, 630 Francis Baard Street, Arcadia, 0083
  • 1988 Matriculated at Rustenburg High School (Dux Medal)
  • 1994 MBChB (Pret)
  • 2006 MMed (Ophth)(Pret), FC Ophth(SA)
  • 2007 Fellowship in Corneal & Anterior Segment Disease (Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK)
  • Corneal & Anterior Segment Disease
  • Corneal Transplant Surgery with a specific interest in Lamellar Corneal Surgery
  • Cataract & Refractive Surgery with a specific interest in Topography Guided Customized Ablations