Dr Lingwei William Tao


Dr William Tao is a general ophthalmologist, with interest in cataract and glaucoma surgery.

Dr Tao graduated from medicine at The University of Melbourne in 2012. He completed his internship and residency at Alfred Hospital, while concurrently completing his Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) at The University of Sydney. Dr Tao undertook his ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and was awarded Fellowship at The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in 2021.

Dr Tao has additional subspecialty training in adult and paediatric glaucoma as well as general paediatric ophthalmology, completing his fellowships at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

Dr Tao holds public consultant appointments at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, The Royal Children’s Hospital and Eastern Health.  His surgical expertise covers cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology procedures, including pterygium.  He is dedicated to delivering comprehensive management to his patients and feels privileged to do so.