Dr McLintock is a Brisbane-based Ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon) with sub-specialist expertise in Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery and Corneal transplantation.

He is committed to patient-focused care and providing his patients with international standard, leading-edge treatments available for their eye health.

After 7 years at the University of Queensland, Dr McLintock graduated as a medical Doctor in 2006. He then worked in several Queensland hospitals for the next 5 years, mainly in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. During this period, he developed an interest in Ophthalmology and completed a Masters of Medicine in Ophthalmic Science through the University of Sydney. Subsequently, he commenced 6 years of specialist training in Ophthalmology which he completed through the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the Gold Coast University Hospital and the Queensland Children’s Hospital. In 2017, he was awarded the Topham Scholarship and travelled to England to undertake 18 months of sub-specialist training in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, an institution with an international reputation for excellence and innovation. There he refined his skills in Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery (including all types of corneal transplants) and Refractive Surgery.

Areas of expertise include:

1) Cataract surgery
  • Including all types of complex cataract surgery
2) Refractive surgery
  • Including LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange and Implantable Collimer Lens
3) Corneal surgery
  • Including all types of corneal transplantation: Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK), Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
4) Keratoconus
  • Including Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
5) Pterygium Surgery

Dr McLintock is passionate about teaching junior doctors and medical students. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and is heavily involved with training Queensland’s future Eye Surgeons through his work at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Dr McLintock has authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles in international Ophthalmology Journals on many topics including cataract surgery, refractive surgery, keratoconus, corneal transplantation and limbal stem cell transplantation. He regularly presents at Australian and International Ophthalmology conferences, including the annual meetings of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS).

For all appointments and enquiries, please phone    07 3188 5185

Suite 5
Taringa Professional Centre
180 Moggill Road
Taringa QLD 4068

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