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Mr Yashin Ramkissoon

Ophthalmology

 

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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Claremont Private Hospital.

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

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Specialises in

  • Surgical retinal

About me

Mr Yashin Ramkissoon BSc MB BChir PhD MRCP FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon whose NHS practice is based at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield. His areas of expertise include vitreo-retinal surgery (surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, advanced diabetic eye disease, vitreous haemorrhage and tractional maculopathy), cataract surgery (including complex cases), ocular trauma and general ophthalmology.

He graduated with distinction in Medicine as well as a PhD in Genetics from the University of Cambridge in 1997. During his career he has been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists McCartney Prize for Pathology. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He completed his ophthalmic specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London where he also undertook Fellowship training in Vitreo-Retinal surgery (2007-2008) and Medical Retina (2008) before being appointed as Consultant in Sheffield in 2009.

He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals, co-authored book chapters on Cataract Surgery and Retinal Detachment and is actively involved in clinical research (currently investigating the role of a new pharmacological treatment for vitreo-macular traction).

He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and an Educational Supervisor to junior ophthalmologists training in the Yorkshire and Humberside Deanery as well as a Microsurgical Skills Trainer for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. In addition he is Teaching Lead for Undergraduate Ophthalmology at the University of Sheffield School of Medicine.

He has full specialist registration with the General Medical Council and is also a member of the following professional organizations: European Society of Retina Specialists, British & Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons, International Member of the American Association of Ophthalmologists.

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Mr Yashin Ramkissoon BSc MB BChir PhD MRCP FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon whose NHS practice is based at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield.
His areas of expertise include vitreo-retinal surgery (surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, advanced diabetic eye disease, vitreous haemorrhage and tractional maculopathy), small incision cataract surgery (including complex cases), medical retina (diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and age related macular degeneration), ocular trauma and general ophthalmology (including glaucoma).

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Procedures completed

  • C4730

    Removal of corneal suture - (5-50)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5) Claremont Private Hospital (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (5-50) Claremont Private Hospital (1-5)

  • C7982

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy (including dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery) - (1-5)

  • C8200

    Laser photocoagulation/cryotherapy of lesion of retina - (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

  • C4100

    Drainage of conjunctival cyst - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

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