- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Glasgow 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Surgical lacrimal
Mr Vikas Chadha has been a Consultant in the West of Scotland since 2009 and is now a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Tennent Instutite of Ophthalmology at Gartnavel General Hospital.
He is an experienced cataract surgeon having performed thousands of cataract surgeries. He rigorously audits his results and has found his success rate well above the UK national standards with an overall complication rate of less than 1 percent.
He is one of two Consultants responsible for delivering the Scottish Ocular Oncology Service that is centrally funded by the National Services Division, a division of National Services Scotland, a national NHS Board. This runs in conjunction with and complimentary to his tertiary referral oculoplastics service. His service also delivers general ophthalmology clinics and cataract operating lists.
He is currently Clinical Lead for Oculoplastics at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. He is also College Tutor and is intimately involved in speciality training. He runs a very successful annual training course to prepare trainees for their final FRCOphth examinations.
Vikas is an examiner for the Royal College of Glasgow Fellowship examinations and a faculty member on the ChM Masters programme in Ophthalmology run by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. . He is an executive committee member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and successfully organised the annual BOPSS meetings in Edinburgh in 2010 and in Glasgow in 2016.
He has over 30 peer-reviewed publications in international journals, has co-authored book chapters and is regularly invited to review papers for many leading ophthalmology journals. He has been an invited speaker at a number of meetings including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Congress, British Oculoplastic Surgery society Annual meeting and the Scottish Ophthalmological Club Meeting.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; Eyelid surgery (including rodent ulcers, blepharoplasty, ptosis surgery for droopy eyelids, ectropion, entropion, lumps and bumps etc); Lacrimal surgery (including watery eye); Thyroid eye disease; Eye Cancers (including melanoma, suspicious freckles, eye surface lesions, eyelid basal cell carcinoma and other cancers)
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Malcom Astor Balfour Sim Fee Assured
- Dr Elizabeth McGrady Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology
Gartnavel General Hospital
1. Best paper (Floppy Iris Behaviour in cataract Surgery) at Scottish Ophthalmological Club Meeting
2. Commendation for Nomination for the ‘Award for Excellence in Transition’ at the Medical Directorate Awards 2015
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Urdu - Conversational
Over 30 peer-reviewed and indexed publications including book chapters
Abstracts of papers available at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Courses offered to GPs
Basic Oculoplastics (eyelid lumps and bumps; ectropion and entropion; ptosis)
Ocular Oncology:What not to miss
Acute Red Eye
Loss of Vision
99% success in cataract surgery (phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implant)
- DNB (Ophthalmology) Diplomats of National Board 2001
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2009
- FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2001
- MS (Ophthalmology) University of Delhi 2001
- Fellowship in Oculoplastics and Ocular Oncology (Eyelid and Lacrimal Surgery) Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow 2008
Reference number 6041725
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Scotland Representative at Executive Committee BOPSS 2017
- Scotland Representative at Executive Committee British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Register (Ophthalmology), 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
British Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons
International society of Ocular Oncology
British Medical Association
Scottish Ophthalmological Club
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.