Dr. de Boer started his ophthalmic training in Cork (Republic of Ireland) in 2006. He completed the British examinations to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
He subsequently qualified as an ophthalmologist at the University of Cape Town in 2014 after a further 4 years training.
He is a general ophthalmologist with special interests in:
- Medical and surgical retina
- Neuro ophthalmology