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Dr Monique Camacho


BSc(Hons) | MBBCh (Wits) FCOphth (SA) MMed (Wits)

Dr Monique Camacho is an ophthalmologist with a particular interest in providing holistic care and an endeavour to make her patients feel like family. She started her academic life as a zoologist and went on to graduate with a degree in medicine in 2010. During her internship at Chris Hani Baragwanath, she was awarded “doctor of the year” by the internal 
medicine department. 
Following a few years as a GP in private practice on the West Rand, Dr Camacho completed her 
ophthalmology training through the University of the Witwatersrand and presented at a number of 
congresses. She was awarded a distinction for her masters thesis.
Dr Camacho has a passion for cataract and corneal 
surgery and she regularly participates in high-volume outreach programs. She looks forward to expanding her horizons within the Refractive Surgery Alliance Fellowship Program. Her other interests within 
ophthalmology include glaucoma, surgical retina and oculoplastics. 
Dr Camacho’s cup is filled by gardening, music and 
entertaining family and friends on weekends. She looks forward to forming a strong partnership with medical practitioners and optometrists to ensure the best possible visual outcomes for her patients