Dr Iain Dunlop trained at Sydney Eye Hospital and undertook further training in London. He is based in Canberra and also practices in Sydney. His interest include cataract and refractive surgery, medical botulinum toxin, strabismus and retinal disorders.
Dr Dunlop has been active in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO), including serving as College President in 2008 and 2009.
At Sydney Eye Hospital, Dr Dunlop has been teaching Anterior Segment Surgery since 1988. He is the Chairman of the Sydney Hospital MSC and serves on numerous Department of Health advisory committees for the Federal Government.
In 2005 Dr Dunlop was elected to the board of Vision 2020 Australia. His work was recognised and awarded in 2012.
In 2011 and 2012 he served as President of the AMA Federal Council and State branch. He is the Ophthalmic advisor to the Federal AMA. Also in 2012, Dr Dunlop was appointed a voting member of the Australian Council and Healthcare Standards (ACHS) Executive Council.