Dr Katja Ullrich

BBioMedSc, BMBS, MMed (Ophthal Sc), FRANZCO, ANZOPS

Dr Ullrich is an Australian trained ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery.

She was born in Germany and went to high school in both Germany and Australia. She completed her medical training in Adelaide, South Australia and Alice Springs and Darwin, Northern Territory, and Hanover, Germany. She then gained experience in multiple surgical specialties including plastic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics and burns before focusing exclusively on ophthalmology.

Dr Ullrich completed her ophthalmology training in Adelaide, South Australia, and then obtained further subspecialty training in the UK.

Dr Ullrich completed her fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery at the prestigious Queen Victoria Hospital in the UK, which is the birth place of modern plastic surgery. Dr Ullrich trained under the mentorship of the esteemed Mr Raman Malhotra, well known for both his aesthetic surgery and facial palsy treatment.

Dr Ullrich then underwent further training in aesthetic periocular surgery in Beverley Hills, USA; and paediatric oculoplastics at the world-renowned Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, USA.

Dr Ullrich has published several papers in both the general ophthalmology and oculoplastics literature, along with having authored multiple book chapters.