Dr Mark E. Goodrich, MBBS, MPH, FRANZCO


Education and Training

2017      The Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
Esteemed Member of the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery having fulfilled all requirements of membership

2001     FRANZCOMark-Portrait
Fellow Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

1999     Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists
Part II Clinical Examination (including Refraction and Pathology)

1998     MPH
Master of Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)

1995     Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists
Part I Clinical Sciences Examination (Anatomy, Physiology, Optics)

1989     Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
University of Sydney


Professional Experience

2001 to Present
Consultant Ophthalmologist in Coffs Harbour and Mid North Coast, NSW, practising at:
1: Private Specialist Ophthalmology Practice – Coffs Harbour;
2: Private Specialist Ophthalmology Practice – Grafton;
3: VMO Albany Street Day Surgery;
4: VMO Macksville District Hospital;
5: VMO Grafton Base Hospital;
6: VMO Baringa Private Hospital;
7: VMO Bellingen Hospital; and
8: VMO Coffs Harbour Health Campus.

Locum Senior Registrar, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, United Kingdom.
Locum Senior Registrar, Princess Alexandria Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Ophthalmology Fellow at Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom.
Subspecialty training in cataract surgery and medical retina and oculoplastic surgery.

1997 – 1999
Accredited Ophthalmology Registrar, Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

1995 – 1997
Masters of Public Health, University of Sydney.

1993 – 1995
General Practice.

1991 – 1993
Senior Medical Resident, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

General Medical Practice.

Junior Medical Residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.


Other Professional Activities

April to July 2009
Aboriginal Outreach Ophthalmology Services in NT, Australia – Aboriginal Communities in Katherine, Gove, Raminginin and Groote Island.

April 2006
Participation in ‘Eye Comply” with Pfizer, an ongoing audit for Glaucoma and Latanaprost Eye Drops.

October 2003
Appointed as Approved Medical Specialist to the Workers Compensation Court, NSW.

August 1999
Outreach Ophthalmology in Papua New Guinea, Laila Foundation.


Ophthalmic Research

Dr Goodrich completed an ophthalmic research treatise titled ‘Fibrinogen, Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cataract: The Blue Mountains Eye Study”, for his Master’s degree of Public Health from the University of Sydney.

The was completed under the supervision of Associate Professor Paul Mitchell of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Sydney.  Dr Goodrich’s epidemiological and biostatistical research involved the analysis of clinical data collected as part of the Blue Mountains Eye Study, a population based eye study conducted on more than 3,000 people from a defined region west of Sydney.

Dr Goodrich’s expertise lies in study design, statistical analysis of data and interpretation of results in the context of study design limitations.



In satisfaction of the degree Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney -Goodrich ME, Cumming R, Mithcell PM, Koutts J, Burnett L Plasma Fibrinogen and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cataract Ophthalmic Epidemiology.  1999 Dec; 6 [4]: 279-90.