Dr Cochrane is an Eye Surgeon and Specialist, who has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions affecting the retina, including macular degeneration, diabetes and vein occlusions. She also cares for people with a diverse range of other eye conditions, including glaucoma, and she is experienced in performing cataract surgery, including the newer technique of laser-assisted cataract surgery.
Dr Cochrane completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Melbourne in 1993, obtaining Honours in all subjects. After working in the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where she took part in the Physician Training Program, she undertook her Ophthalmology Training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH). During that time, she was awarded the K.G. Howsam Medal, the Cedric Cohen Medal, and a RANZCO / ARVO Travelling Scholarship.
After completing her Ophthalmology Fellowship, Dr Cochrane travelled to the United Kingdom to work with Professor Andrew Dick in the areas of retinal disorders and uveitis.
Upon her return to Melbourne, Dr Cochrane was appointed a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Medical Retinal Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.
She is currently a Member of the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists.
Dr Cochrane is committed to improving the quality of eye health within the community.