Dr. Sven Obholzer
MBChB (Stell) 2004
FC Ophth (SA) 2011
MMed Ophth (Stell) 2012
Dr Obholzer graduated with a degree in Ophthalmology from Stellenbosch University in 2012.
He returned to his home country of Namibia in 2012, and has been working as a consultant Ophthalmologist at the Windhoek Central Hospital since then, providing a comprehensive eye care service to Namibian state patients. He has also provided his services at over 35 cataract surgical outreach campaigns, restoring eyesight to elderly Namibians free of charge.
Dr Obholzer joined OELC in 2014.
He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with special interests the following fields:
• Cataract and refractive surgery
• Anterior segment surgery, including glaucoma procedures
• Surgical and medical retina
• Paediatric surgery including squint operations
Dr Obholzer attends both international and regional conferences and workshops on a regular basis, returning with valuable knowledge on the latest developments in ophthalmology.
He balances his dedication to his work with various sporting activities, including on and offroad triathlon and masters swimming.