Miss Cornelia Poitelea 05204065



  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at St Richards Hospital, Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital, Southlands Hospital, Goring Hall 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.


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical
  • Surgical lacrimal

About us

Ms Poitelea is a consultant ophthalmologist who treats conditions such as cataract and post cataract conditions, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye),

Ms Poitelea completed comprehensive training in ophthalmology and worked with world-wide known ophthalmologists. She accomplished her specialist ophthalmic training in centres within London and South East. She further pursued advanced training in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital.

In 2014 she was appointed as a full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist by the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and is now working at Southlands General Hospital and St Richard’s Hospital where she is the oculoplastics lead and also delivers cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology treatment. Ms Poitelea is passionate about teaching and currently oversees the junior doctors training providing Clinical and Educational Supervision for the future Ophthalmologists. She attends and presents at national and international meetings.

Areas of interest

periocular skin cancer
eyelid pathology and surgery
lacrimal conditions and surgery
cataract surgery and post cataract conditions (yag laser capsulotomy)
medical treatment for glaucoma and lasers for glaucoma
general ophthalmology

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