Mr Shantanu Gudsoorkar


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Taunton 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
  • Surgical

About me

Mr. Gudsoorkar is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Medical Retina and Uveitis. He is based at Musgrove Park Hospital, Bridgwater Community Hospital and has practicing privileges at Nuffield Hospital, Taunton.
Mr Gudsoorkar completed his Ophthalmic specialist training in Wales, working in University Hospital of Cardiff, Morriston Hospital Swansea and Newport eye units. Following further specialist fellowship training in Retinal disorders and Uveitis at Bristol Eye Hospital, he was appointed as a consultant in Taunton.
He specialises in the management of medical retinal disorders including Diabetic retinopathy, Retinal vascular disorders and Uveitis. He has extensive experience of using pattern lasers,micropulse laser and intravitreal therapies in management of wet macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion.
He performs high volume cataract surgery as well as phacoemulsification combined with intravitreal therapies in patients with diabetic maculopathy and Uveitis.
He also manages general ophthalmic problems including eyelid cysts, glaucoma, watery eyes and performs laser procedures including YAG capsulotomy , iridotomy and retinal photocoagulation.

Areas of interest

Cataract Surgery with Intraocular lens implant
Cataract Surgery combined with Intravitreal therapies
Complex Cataract Surgery in Uveitis
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Vascular diseases
Age Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures completed

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

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