Dr Dean is a specialist eye surgeon with an MSc degree in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He can offer a tailored solution for not only cataracts, but also the latest in surgical and non-surgical techniques of vision correction, including premium intraocular lenses and corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus.

Dr Dean also has advanced training in functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery, and with a background in general ophthalmology, he combines this experience to provide the best treatment options for each individual.

Dr Dean currently works most of his time in the public hospital system at Manukau Superclinic CMDHB, but is also available for consultations privately through Eye Institute in Remuera, South Auckland, and New Lynn.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr Dean is active in teaching and research and is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferences and has published numerous papers in the peer reviewed scientific literature. With a keen interest in photography and optics, he has designed and built a number of ophthalmic instruments, including a corneal collagen crosslinking device.

Dr Dean is also an Optics Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.


MB ChB 1997 Auckland; FRANZCO 2007


  • Oculoplastics
  • Anterior segment
  • Oncology

Title or Designation


Post-fellowship Training

Dr Dean completed fellowship training in the UK in oculoplastics and ocular oncology at Gartnavel Hospital in Glasgow, followed by cataracts and anterior segment in the Bedford branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital. He also holds fellowship of the British Contact Lens Association, by examination.

Full NZ Registration Date

24 December 1997

Vocational Scope


Healthlink EDI


Contact Details

Dr Simon Dean is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following locations:

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau SuperClinic™ has a Call Centre to receive incoming calls related to outpatient services. The Call Centre is open to receive calls between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Middlemore Hospital

Patient Enquiries (09) 276 5004 
Information or Visiting Hours (09) 270 4799
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries:
Ph (09) 277 1660 | Fax (09) 277 1600
Email: Customerservice@middlemore.co.nz

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 276 0000

Private Services

Eye Institute

This service is available at the following locations:

123 Remuera Road, Remuera

The Doctors, New Lynn

652 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland