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Meet the Team

Mr. Behrooz Golchin

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCOphth

Professional Affiliations and credentials

  • Fellow Of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK
  • Member of Irish College of Ophthalmologists
  • Irish Medical Council Specialist Register
  • Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Mr. Golchin completed his secondary education at Wesley College Dublin and studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin, graduating as a doctor in 1991.

He completed his ophthalmology training in UK and Northern Ireland and become a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London in 1998.

Mr. Golchin was successful in attaining sub speciality training in cornea and anterior segment diseases in Sydney eye hospital in Sydney, Australia. He was fortunate to have trained under the supervision of renowned corneal specialists Dr. Lyon Robinson, Dr. Kathleen McClellan, and Dr. Gerard Sutton.

Having completed a year in Sydney he was awarded a certificate of completion of clinical fellowship in the cornea from Sydney eye hospital and a certificate of admittance as a visiting Scholar from Save Sight Institute in Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia.

Upon completion of his consultancy training, he was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) from The Specialist Training Authority Of the Medical Royal Colleges, UK in 2003.


Mr. Emad Mahmoud 

Consultant Ophthalmologist, M.B.BCh, MSc, FICO (London), MRCSI (Dublin), FRCS-Ophth (UK), FEBO (France)

Professional Affiliations and credentials

  • Fellow of European Board of Opthalmology, France. 
  • Fellow of the Royal College Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK.
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Dublin, Ireland.
  • Fellow of International Council of Opthalmology, UK.
  • General Medical Council Specialist Register, UK.
  • Irish Medical Council Specialist Register, Ireland.
  • Member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS), UK. 
  • Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)

Mr. Mahmoud completed his basic and high surgical training nationally, internationally and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK in 2010. He was appointed to a consultant post at University Southampton & Lymington hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK and is now currently a consultant Ophthalmologist at Cork Univeristy Hospital as well the Cork Eye Clinic.

Mr. Mahmoud has special interest in Oculoplastic, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery and Retinal Diseases.

Mr. Mahmoud has published leading articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He is interested in teaching and lecturing undergraduates and postgraduates in Ireland and the UK.



Roya Golchin 

Clinic Manager

In her role as the Clinic Manager Roya is in charge of the running of this practice. As this is a busy eye clinic her organisational ability and inter-personal relationship has proved invaluable for the success and expansion of the eye clinic in Cork. 



 Anne McSweeney

Anne McSweeney


Anne graduated in optometry (BSc Hons) from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2005. After 2 years working in Ireland she moved to Australia where she worked for 7 years in a large private eye clinic.

Anne returned to Ireland in 2016 to continue her training as a clinical optometrist at the Institute of Eye Surgery, Waterford, for 4 years. 
Anne joined the team at CEC in 2020. 
Anne is currently in the process of completing her Professional Certification in Low Vision through Ulster University.

Sharon Scott 


Sharon graduated with a BSc Hons in Optometry from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2015. She has worked in private practice for the last 8 years. 

She completed a professional certificate in medical retina in February 2023 from the University of Ulster.

Sharon joined the team at CEC in April 2023. 



Lisa Cronin


Lisa graduated from her degree in Optometry from Cardiff University in 2007. Subsequently she worked in a variety of clinical settings in the UK, including domiciliary and private
independent practice and was involved in the supervision and training of pre-registration optometrists.

She completed accreditation and was involved in local shared care schemes.

Lisa moved to Ireland in 2020 and continued her professional development working in an independent practice with a focus on paediatric eye care.

Lisa joined the team in CEC in May 2023.


Medical Secretaries

Our medical secretaries at the Cork Eye Clinic will assist you in making routine or urgent appointments to see one of our consultants.

In response to the increasing demand for our service, they ensure that the clinic is run in an efficient and organised manner and that the priority of the clinic remains patient focused at all times. 





Clinic Location 

Cork Eye Clinic

Suite 7/8, Clinic A,
Cork Clinic, Western Road,
Cork, T12 VY83.


cork eye clinic

Tel:  021 434 1030
Fax: 021 434 1033


VIEW ALLWhat Our Patients Say

Dear Mr. Golchin, Greetings from Nigeria. I hope you are well as this leaves me thank God. This is just a short note to thank you very much for the wonderful job you did on my eye on 21st July. I can now read without glasses. My long distance sight is also better. I hope all your family are keeping very well. Once again my profound gratitude for the great care you have taken of me. May God bless you, your family and your great work today and always!




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