Dr Ainsley Morris



MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRANZCO 2004


Dr Ainsley Morris is a graduate of the University of Auckland School of Medicine. She held junior medical positions in the Christchurch Eye Department prior to commencing her training in ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne. After completing her registrar training, she spent 12 months as Chief Resident at the Eye and Ear Hospital, facilitating junior teaching, expanding her research and honing her skills. She held a Medical Retinal Fellowship with Prof Allan Bird at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London with specific training in age related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and inherited retinal diseases. In 2005 she returned home to a consultant appointment at Christchurch Hospital.

Ainsley has a general ophthalmology scope with specific interest in medical retina, diabetes and macular degeneration. Her research focus is diabetic eye disease and she works in collaboration with researchers from the University of Canterbury.


  • Medical Retina
  • Cataract

Title or Designation


Full NZ Registration Date

1 August 2005

Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Ainsley Morris is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Ainsley Morris - Ophthalmologist

This service is available at the following location:

Specialists @ Nine, 9 Caledonian Road, St Albans, Christchurch

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital