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Dr Jesse Gale

Specialist

Profile

Dr Jesse Gale is an ophthalmologist with specialist expertise in cataract surgery, glaucoma, and neuro-ophthalmology.  Jesse consults at Capital Eye Specialists in central Wellington, and also works in Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals.  
 
Jesse graduated from University of Otago with the prestigious Prince of Wales Prize as the top graduate of any undergraduate degree.  After ophthalmology training around New Zealand he had international fellowships in global ophthalmology (Fred Hollows Foundation, in Nepal, Australia, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga), and in neuro-ophthalmology (Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, USA) and in glaucoma (Cambridge, UK).

Interests

Jesse accepts general ophthalmology referrals, with a specialist interest in cataracts, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology.  Neuro-ophthalmology refers to problems with the optic nerve, pupils or eye movements (double vision).  Jesse is particularly interested in how glaucoma and other optic nerve problems are linked and differentiated, and in managing glaucoma across populations and regions.

Qualifications

MB ChB 2005 Otago; FRANZCO 2015

Title or Designation

Ophthalmologist, Opthalmologist

Full NZ Registration Date

6 December 2006

Vocational Scope

Ophthalmology

Contact Details

Dr Jesse Gale is available at the following services:

Private Services

Capital Eye Specialists

This service is available at the following location:

148 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington

  • Phone

    (04) 384 3937

  • Fax

    (04) 384 4937

Public Services

Capital & Coast DHB Ophthalmology Service

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

General Enquiries: (04) 385 5999
Fax: (04) 385 5856

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (04) 385 5999

Private Surgical Services

Bowen Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

This service is available at the following location:

Bowen Hospital

Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Wellington

Phone: +64 4 910 2160
Fax: +64 4 910 2162

E-mail Address:

wellington@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz