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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
I am a general consultant ophthalmologist with a sub-specialist interest in squints, glaucoma, neuro-ophthamology, blepharospasm and hemi-facial spasm.
I trained in London at hospitals including St Thomas' Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Southampton Eye Hospital.
I believe in a patient centred approach to medicine with individual patient care and plenty of time for discussion and examination.
I have worked with the international eye charity, Orbis as a volunteer surgeon for 25 years in some of the poorest countries of the world and more recently as a board trustee.
I have been an examiner and clinical tutor and regional representative for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Clinical Director of two eye units, visiting lecturer at the School of Vision Sciences in Cardiff. I was appointed as an Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at Hebei University, China in 2004.
Areas of interest
Strabismus ('squint'); Eye - external disorders; Glaucoma; neuro-ophthalmology; blepharospasm and hemi-facial spasm.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Previously Consultant Ophthalmologist at University Hospital of Wales.
Eye Movement disorders, Neuro-ophthalmology, Eye conditions in developing countries.
International Ophthalmology, Bridge, Golf, Flying, Sailing
NHS Merit Award.
Courses offered to GPs
Ophthamology for GP's and Optometrists.
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1989
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow 1987
- Honorary FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2003
- MBBS University of London 1982
- BSc(Hons) University of Aberdeen 1971
- DORCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1986
Reference number 2568007
Details of entry to specialist register
- Geral Medical Council, Ophthalmology, 1996
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Royal Society of Medicine.
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
Robert Walters, Tel 02920 735515 or 01225 835555