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I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, Spire Hesslewood Clinic.
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.
Mr Bhatta has undertaken his ophthalmology training in the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery rotation between 2007 and 2012 based at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Following his general ophthalmology training he has completed one year of advanced sub speciality training fellowship in Galucoma at the St. James's University Hospital, Leeds in 2013. Prior to his higher specialist training he has obtained a Masters degree (MS) in Ophthalmology from the University of Calcutta, India.
Mr Bhatta has been appointed as a Consultant with a special interest in glaucoma in the Hull & East Yorkshire Eye Hospitals in 2013. He practices in contemporary methods of monitoring glaucoma patients through modern diagnostics. Since joining the department he has started the new service of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) treatment for glaucoma. His expertise is in micro-incision cataract surgery (especially in patients with co-existing glaucoma), SLT laser treatment and glaucoma surgery. He is the second consultant member of the team responsible for providing tertiary referral galucoma service in the East Yorkshire region.
He has publications in international journals, has made presentations and regularly attends meetings and conferences at national and international levels to keep himself updated with the latest developments in his speciality.
Areas of interest
Micro-incision Cataract surgery (phacoemulsification);
Complex Cataract surgery in glaucoma patients;
Glaucoma medical management;
LASER treatment for Glaucoma (SLT Laser - Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, YAG Laser Iridotomy);
SURGERY - Glaucoma filtration surgery (Trabeculectomy); Glaucoma drainage devices (for complex Glaucoma);
Micro-invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) - Xen implant
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hull & East Yorkshire Eye Hospitals
Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Trust
Hull, HU3 2JZ
MBBS - Honours
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2012
- MS Ophthalmology Calcutta University, India 2003
- MBBS Calcutta University, India 2000
- Advanced Subspecialty Training in Glaucoma St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK
Member, UK & Eire Glaucoma Society
Member, European Glaucoma Society
Member, North of England Ophthalmological Society