Mr Vijay Shanmuganathan 04258003



  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at New Victoria 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.


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Shanmuganathan undertook his undergraduate training at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' (UMDS), now King's College London. He qualified in 1995, having been awarded the Lord Riddell Prize for Surgery.

He started his ophthalmic training in 1998 working in a number of ophthalmology departments across the UK and abroad. Following the completion of his ophthalmic medical training, he undertook a further two years of sub-specialist fellowship training in cornea and external eye diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Thereafter, Mr Shanmuganathan was appointed a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In 2017, he took up a new post as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He practices privately at Kingston Private Hospital and the New Victoria Hospital, Kingston.

Mr Shanmuganathan's areas of sub-specialisation are cataract surgery, cornea and external eye disease. He also has extensive experience dealing with many common ophthalmic conditions.

Areas of interest

Modern small incision cataract surgery; Yag Laser Treatment; Corneal Surgery / Diseases; Pterygium Excision and Conjunctival Autografting; Eye - External Disorders; Corneal Infections (including conjunctivitis, keratitis and other contact lens related infections); Glaucoma; General ophthalmic conditions including lumps / bumps, cysts and chalazions around the eyelid; Dry Eyes and Blepharitis; Allergic Eye Disease.

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Procedures completed

  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (5-50)

    New Victoria Hospital (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    New Victoria Hospital (1-5)

  • C5122

    Chelation of cornea/photo therapeutic keratectomy - (1-5)

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