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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Brentwood 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.
I have an interest in teaching and training and have completed a degree in education. I am a surgical trainer and am Educational Supervisor and Regional Advisor to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and an Educational Supervisor of the London Deanery.
Areas of interest
cataract surgery (including complex cataracts) ; general ophthalmology; glaucoma; dry eyes; blepharitis
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust,
Sites: Queens Hospital, KIng George Hospital, Brentwood Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic
Glaucoma, medical laser and surgical management including complex glaucoma surgery.
Anterior Segment including dry eyes and blepharitis.
Cataract surgery including complex cataract cataracts in glaucoma patients.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Sinhala, Sinhalese - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
General ophthalmology for general practitioners
Acute ophthalmology for emergency doctors
The medical, laser and surgcial management of glaucoma
The management of cataracts
I have 100% patient satsifaction with 99.9% "Excellent" ratings on patient surveys.
My patients gave me me an excellent score of 4.86/5 and my colleagues gave me an excellent score 4.76/5.
My surgical complication rate is less than 1% for significant complications for cataract surgery despite over a quarter of my surgery being high risk cases.
My trabeculectomy outcomes compare well with collegues and published audits.
I am a high volume surgeon who performs between 500 and 600 cases a year.
My laser treatments achieve excellent results with no serious complications.
- MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Monash University 1996
- MRCS(Ed), Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2002
- FRCOphth, Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Royal College of Ophthalmolgists 2008
- M Med Ed, Master of Medical Education Warwick University 2011
Reference number 4367404
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Educational Supervisor North East London Training Rotation 2011
- Regional Advisor Royal College of Ophthalmolgists 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Poorna Abeysiri - Specialist , Ophthalmlogy, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Royal College of Ophthalmlogists
- Nuffield Healthcare, Brentwood Hospital
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01277 695695
- Westland Medical Centre Westland...
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 01708 205149
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Poorna Abeysiri 07707609811