Dr. Trinh is a fully qualified ophthalmologist in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery.
Dr Trinh completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of QLD where she was awarded a scholarship in Medical Leadership and the Australian Medical Association of Queensland Harold Plant Prize for Best All Rounded Graduate.
Dr Trinh completed her ophthalmology specialist training under the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in Queensland. She embarked upon an advanced two-year fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery at the University of Toronto, Canada where she developed extensive expertise in corneal transplantation, pterygium surgery, ocular surface regeneration, complex anterior segment surgery and refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK and corneal collagen crosslinking for the treatment of keratoconus.
Dr Trinh was awarded the position of Chief Fellow of the University of Toronto and was also awarded the Family Lim Memorial Award for the subspecialty surgeon exemplifying best surgical and teaching skills.
Dr Trinh then undertook a research fellowship in laser cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, dry eye treatments and ocular surface disease. She has published over 20 scientific journal articles in national and international journals, written book chapters on advanced corneal transplantation techniques and ocular surface disease and is a regular presenter on the national and international conference circuits. She teaches medical students, residents, registrars and fellows, is involved in the development of anterior segment curriculum teaching at the University of Toronto and contributes regularly to community optometry education. She is also a clinical associate lecturer for the University of QLD.
Dr Trinh is a professional member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Cornea Society, the Refractive Surgery Alliance, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.