Dr Swati Sinkar is a leading General and Paediatric Ophthalmologist in South Australia. She consults as an Eye Surgeon across Adelaide and regional South Australia. Highly experienced ophthalmologist and is renowned for providing exceptional levels of patient-focused care.

Dr. Swati Sinkar

Highly Skilled, General and Paediatric Eye Specialist


Qualifications and Expertise

Dr Swati Sinkar completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2003 and Ophthalmology training in 2008, before moving to Australia.

Since arriving, Dr Swati has worked at Royal Adelaide Hospital, Lyell McEwin Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre and was awarded Fellowship of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in 2015. Dr Swati completed a 12 months’ fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology, a clinical specialty she is passionate about, at Princess Margaret Hospital. Perth, WA.

Research and Training

Dr Swati enjoys formulating new ideas and is actively involved in research. She is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Dr Swati’s current projects include accidental and non-­accidental eye injuries in children. Dr Swati is actively involved in up-skilling and education of general practitioners, medical students, postgraduate trainees, optometrists and ophthalmic nurses.


Dr Swati is a Visiting Specialist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Modbury and Lyell McEwin hospitals and a Clinical Lecturer in University of Adelaide.

Other than Professional Life

With her professional commitments, one young child and her husband Ninad, Dr Swati is kept pretty busy. During her time off, she loves cooking, travel and enjoys watching cricket with her family and friends. She is also a keen badminton player when her busy schedule allows.

Her Approach

Friendly, Genuine and Transparent.

Why You can count on Dr. Swati

Dr. Swati’s first priority is patient care.

  • Serving at various locations across South Australia
  • Highly Experienced
  • Professional and High-Quality Care

Neo-Natal Screening of ROP

Dr. Sinkar is in-charge of screening premature babies for the eye condition – retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), in the northern suburbs of South Australia.

Retinopathy of Prematurity is a blinding eye condition, which if not detected early on, can lead to irreversible blindness.

Learn more about this service provided at the Lyell McEwin Hospital.

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