Paul McCarthy

Paul McCarthy

Paul graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Sydney in 2019, prior to this Paul completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Sydney, where he was awarded a dean’s medal and a benefactor’s award for being the highest achieving student in science. Following graduation from his veterinary degree, Paul completed a multidisciplinary internship at a busy specialist hospital in Sydney.

In his short time as a veterinarian Paul has already published in four veterinary journals and presented at two Australian veterinary conferences.

Paul joined the Eye Clinic for Animals team in 2021 as an ophthalmology intern.


– Anxiety and depression in dogs with vision loss. Centre for Veterinary Education “What’s behaviour got to do with it? 2021

– What is that eye trying to tell me? Australian Veterinary Association VetFest Conference. 2020


– Use of a chronic soft tissue expansion device to facilitate blepharoplasty in a horse with lower lid cicatricial ectropion with a 14 year follow-up. Veterinary Ophthalmology. 2020

– Surgical approach to a nasolacrimal duct atresia in a German Shepherd Puppy. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 2020

– Progressive visual loss and severe retinal degeneration in a captive Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos mittendorfi). Veterinary Record Case Reports. 2020

– Accidental arterial catheterisation during a maxillary nerve block using a modified infraorbital approach in a dog. Veterinary Record Case Reports. 2020