mivision was extremely saddened to hear of the loss of Dr Con Moshegov after a battle with COVID. One of Australia’s most highly respected ophthalmologists, he contributed much to the fields of cataract and refractive surgery.
Dr Moshegov qualified in Medicine at the University of Sydney in 1986, extending his lengthy training by undertaking a two-year Fellowship at a leading hospital in the UK. On returning to Australia he went to work as a Registrar at the Sydney Eye Hospital and was Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Concord Hospital, where he worked for 12 years. Dr Moshegov practised at Laster eye Surgery Sydney. He published a number of papers in international medical journals and lectured extensively on the subject of eye care in England, France, Japan, China, Vietnam, Canada and the USA.
the family has requested that instead of flowers, donations are made to the Dr Moshegov Memorial Award in Orthoptics Fund at University of Technology Sydney
Dr Moshegov shared his vast knowledge as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University in Sydney. As an industry thought-leader in the field of eye laser surgery, he acted as a consultant to major ophthalmic companies, providing his knowledge and expertise that was incorporated in the development of various new technologies to enhance the field of eye care and laser eye surgery.
Dr Moshegov was Much loved for his larger-than-life personality and generous spirit, Sydney’s Dr Patrick Versace said of him, “He was one of us. So well respected. The vibrations of his passing will be felt around the world. We extend our thoughts and sympathies to his wife Natalie and their children.”
Dr Moshegov was an active Deacon at Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church. His funeral will be held on Saturday 5 February at Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church on Vernon Street in Strathfield.
All are welcome and the family has requested that instead of flowers, donations are made to the Dr Moshegov Memorial Award in Orthoptics Fund at University of Technology Sydney. The scholarship will continue Dr Moshegov’s legacy to provide equal opportunities for young talent. Dr Moshegov was passionate about mentorship and was a lecturer at the University. Chosen recipients for the Memorial Award will have achieved the highest GPA from a rural, regional or interstate area.