Dr Northey completed ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital where he worked as the professorial senior registrar and served as the chair of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists trainee representative group.
He undertook Fellowship training in glaucoma at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, gaining expertise in incisional and microinvasive glaucoma surgical techniques in addition to medical and laser glaucoma therapies. He then completed a cornea, external eye diseases, and refractive surgery Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. During this Fellowship, he gained experience in all aspects of corneal transplant surgery, complicated cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, and surface-based therapeutic and refractive laser procedures. Dr Northey was awarded the Sydney Hospitallers’ Norman Rose and the RANZCO Trevelyn-Smith travelling scholarships in support of his Fellowship training.
Dr Northey believes in patient-focused and evidence-based healthcare and strives to achieve the best outcomes for his patients. He has published in peer reviewed medical journals, presented at national and international ophthalmology conferences, and is a clinical associate lecturer at the University of Sydney.