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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Mr. S. Ramanathan FRCS, DO (England)
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Clinical lead for Medical Retina Service, South Lincolnshire Hospitals
Cataract /refractive surgery and the management of retinal diseases.
Commenced training in Ophthalmology at the Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester and was then appointed as Specialist Registrar at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary/ Western Infirmary (Western Health District), Glasgow.
Fellowship in Retinal diseases at the Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton.
Investigator for IVAN and MERLOT, recently concluded national clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of treatment options for Wet Macular Degeneration.
Author of a number of scientific articles that were either published or presented at international conferences.
Currently Principal Investigator for TULIP: Use of Intravitreal JETREA® in Clinical Practice: European Prospective Drug Utilization Study.
Passionately involved in medical education/ training, member of the faculty of examiners at University of Nottingham Medical School and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and EURETINA, European Society of Retina Specialists.
Areas of interest
Premium cataract surgery/ refractive lens exchange with correction of refractive errors and multi-focal intraocular lenses.
Management of Retinal diseases and uveitis;
Laser and intra-vitreal therapies for macular degeneration, diabetic Maculopathy and retinal vascular occlusions; Glaucoma (laser iridotomy, laser trabeculoplasty), Dry eyes, conjunctival/ corneal infections, eye lid cysts and tumours
- Rhona Scott
- 07954 719446
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Boston PE21 9QS
Retinal Diseases including Macular Degeneration, cataract surgery
He was an investigator for IVAN and MERLOT, national multi-centre clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of treatment options for Wet Macular Degeneration. He is the author of a number of scientific papers that were published/ presented at major international conferences.
Principal Investigator for TULIP, European Drug Utilisation Study.
- FRCS(Ophthalmology) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1982
- Diploma in Opthalmology Royal College of Surgeons, England 1981
- MB,BS Kerala University, India 1977
Reference number 3099067
Affiliations / memberships
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
and European Society of Retina Specialists
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.
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Mr. S. Ramanathan
Emergency contact number: 07954719446