Kolin is an ophthalmologist (eye specialist). He graduated from the University of Otago in 1993 and subsequently received his ophthalmic training in Wellington and gained FRANZCO (specialist qualification) in 2002. He underwent two further years of subspecialty training in Australia and UK before returning to Wellington.
He trained with world renowned specialists in Australia and UK in the field of cataract surgery, medical retina and vitreoretinal surgery. Kolin was appointed as a vitreoretinal and cataract surgeon at Wellington Hospital in July 2004. Kolin was the first person to introduce photodynamic therapy (PDT) to Wellington for the treatment of macular degeneration.
Kolin consults in general ophthalmology conditions with a special interest in:
- General ophthalmology
- Sutureless, micro-incision cataract surgery
- Management of macular degeneration including photodynamic therapy (PDT) laser treatment
- Retinal and macular surgery
- MBCHB , FRANZCO