Retinal Diseases
Surgery of the Eyelids, Orbit
& Lacrimal System
Facial Cosmetic Surgery


Qualified, experienced and
ready to help you

Dr Warren Apel

Dr Warren Apel is a Sunshine Coast Ophthalmologist who specialises in both Medical and Surgical Retina and complex cataract surgery. A graduate of the University of Queensland Medical School, Dr Apel completed his Ophthalmology training at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. He gained invaluable clinical experience through a Medical Retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and furthered his knowledge and surgical skills through Vitreoretinal fellowships at the Oxford Eye Hospital and Cheltenham Hospital in the United Kingdom and the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

Dr Apel is looking forward to leading the new public Vitreoretinal service at Caloundra and Sunshine Coast University Hospital. He is also a Consultant Visiting Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and at the Centre for Eye Health at the University of NSW. Dr Apel is committed to supporting training Ophthalmologists and is actively involved in the Ophthalmology Registrar teaching program.

Dr Apel has an easy-going manner and prioritises communication with his patients and referring clinicians. He enjoys managing complex eye problems and takes pride in achieving the best outcome for his patients. Having grown up in south-east Queensland, Dr Apel is excited to live on the Sunshine Coast and provide a comprehensive retinal and cataract service.

Maroochydore – 1st floor, Cnr Memorial & Second Ave, Maroochydore Qld 4558
Phone: 07 5444 9000
Gympie – Gympie Eye Centre, 30 Lawrence St, Gympie Qld 4570
Phone: 07 5481 2600