Dr Kehdi is a General Adult and Paediatric Ophthalmologist with sub-specialty expertise in Paediatric eye conditions such as Strabismus (squints), Congenital cataracts and Glaucoma. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand college of Ophthalmologists.
Dr Kehdi Studied Medicine at the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2002.
He completed his speciality training at Sydney Eye Hospital, followed by sub-speciality fellowship training in the UK at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. He undertook two fellowships with an intense focus on surgical and medical treatment of paediatric cataract and glaucoma.
Dr Kehdi has an exceptional range of surgical skills and enjoys providing care for patients of all ages. His areas of expertise include adult cataract surgery, and paediatric lensectomy to treat congenital cataracts. He also manages glaucoma, performing surgeries such as goniotomy, trabeculectomy and tube drainage surgery. Dr Kehdi has an astute level of knowledge in the treatment of squint including both surgical and non-surgical options.
Dr Kehdi has published a number of peer-reviewed publications and authored many presentations and posters. During his fellowship he became involved in research on diagnosing the cause of bilateral paediatric congenital cataract with next generation sequencing.
Dr Kehdi is currently appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney and Queensland Childrens Hospital, Brisbane. As part of his role, he enjoys being involved in the training of future eye surgeons.
Dr Kehdi is actively involved in the community. He has taken part in many charitable activities, such as volunteering for the Lebanese Red Cross and participating in the Armenian Eye Care Project in both a surgical and teaching capacity. He regularly visits Armenia where he is currently involved in setting up a formal training program for the local doctors.
Dr Kehdi is fluent in English, Arabic and Armenian.