- Fee assured
- Verified account
- 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Surgical lacrimal
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
Ophtahlmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
British Journal of Ophthalmology
Journal of Clinical Neurosciences
Courses offered to GPs
GP and optometrists talk Nuffield Chichester Hospital
Southlands Hospital teaching for optometrists
Patients information talks Nuffield Hospital
For the past 12 months here are the relevant figures:
Readmission date 1.7%
Mortality rate 0%
Endophthalmitis rate 0%
Posterior capsular rate 0%
- MSc Gr T Popa Faculty of Medicine 1999
- MSc in Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology University of Sussex 2007
- FRCOpht Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2012
Reference number 5204065
Affiliations / memberships
British Oculoplastic and Plastic Surgical Society
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Unior
- Bodiam AvenueGoring-by-SeaWORTHINGBN12 5AT
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- 07889 460924
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- Nuffield Chichester
- 08:00 - 13:00
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, we 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