Dr Elvis Ojaimi


Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr Ojaimi has an interest in innovative retinal surgical instrumentation and enjoys teaching medical students from Monash and Melbourne medical schools. He has been practicing privately for over a decade.

Dr Elvis Ojaimi completed his undergraduate medical degree at Melbourne University and then completed his general ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital. He underwent extensive subspecialist retinal training in Australia and overseas.

His area of surgical expertise, includes complex cataract surgery and vitreoretinal surgical procedures, including macular holes, epiretinal membranes and vitreomacular traction syndrome. Dr Ojaimi has been in private practice since 2010.

Special Interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Epiretinal membrane (macular pucker)
  • Macular hole surgery, vitreomacular traction syndrome
  • Retinal tears and retinal detachment
  • Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, vein occlusions


Registrar Training 

Fellowship Training


Hospital Appointments

  • Epworth Private Hospital, East Melbourne
  • Beleura Private Hospital, Mornington
  • Box Hill Private Hospital, Box Hill

Awards & Research

  • Retinal Foundation of Canada – Cytokine responses in anterior chambers of eyes with diabetic macular oedema pre-and-post [drug name], 2012
  • Industry unrestricted grant, Novartis Ophthalmics, 2011
  • The Eye foundation/Novartis Ophthalmics Medical Retina Research Scholarship, 2011
  • Westmead Millennium Institute Research Scholarship, 2005
  • Scholarship award, The Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, 2004
  • Westmead Millennium Institute Research Scholarship, 2004
  • Scholarship Award, The Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, 2003

Melbourne Cup Clinic Closure

The clinic will be closed from Monday 6th November 2023 and will re-open on Wednesday 8th November 2023.

Happy Holidays

The clinic will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2023 and will re-open on Monday 8th January 2024.

From the team at East Melbourne Eye Group, we wish all of our patients & referrers a happy & safe festive period.

The Christmas holiday period can be a very busy time, please take a moment to ensure you have enough scripts to cover you over the holiday period and your referrals are up to date.