Joseph San Laureano Dr San Laureano is of spanish descent but educated in Melbourne. He is a graduate of  Photography Studies College with a Diploma of Illustrative photograph . He then completed a Science degree from Monash University. The science degree was followed with a medical degree also from Monash University.

Following medical training he went on to complete a Masters degree in Medicine at the University of Melbourne, in the area of glaucoma.

Hospital training was at the Alfred Hospital where he spent three years as an intern and then resident medical officer. After leaving the Alfred he spent a year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital working in Neurosurgery, Vascular surgery and Cardiac surgery. Eventually he left for Brisbane, spending a year working at the Royal Brisbane hospital in Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology training was undertaken in Sydney at the Prince of Wales Hospital and his fellows year was in glaucoma also in Sydney.

On return to Melbourne, He started working at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, initially in the Glaucoma unit but eventually joining Clinic 4. At the same time he commenced in private practice by joining a number of practices around Melbourne as an associate. Eventually he started his own practice at the Epworth Hospital in Richmond.

Currently he is a senior consultant  at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and his private practice has relocated to East Melbourne. He also established practices in Moonee Ponds, Kyneton and Echuca and more recently in Bendigo. Dr San Laureano is a lecturer and examiner for the Victorian College of Optometry. Although his initial training was in cataract and glaucoma, he undertook further training and study in refractive surgery and presently specialises in vision correction, cataract and pterygium surgery as well as glaucoma. Dr San Laureano is fluent in Spanish.Dr San Laureano operating  


Bachelor of Science BSc
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery MBBS
Masters of Medicine MMed
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology FRANZCO
Diploma of Illustrative Photography DiPhotog


  • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of Independent Ophthalmology Network
  • Member of the Australian Associations of Ophthalmologists

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