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Mr Kurt Spiteri Cornish

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  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

Mr Spiteri Cornish is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the NHS at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.

He graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malta in 2004, then moving to the UK where he completed Ophthalmology specialist training before undergoing specialised training in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery in 2012-13. He was appointed as a Consultant in Aberdeen, after which he completed further Fellowship Training in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery in Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia before being appointed as a Consultant in Sheffield in 2016.

During his career he has been awarded numerous prizes including the Bayer Educational Grant Award, Novartis Retina Case Study Award, Pfizer Scottish Ophthalmological Travel Award and the BriSCEV (British Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision) prize.

Mr Spiteri Cornish is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for The University of Sheffield, teaching ophthalmology to medical students at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and takes part in undergraduate admission interviews. He also teaches ophthalmology trainees and trains vitreo-retinal Fellows. He is an educational supervisor to junior ophthalmologists, as well as a microsurgical skills trainer for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Areas of interest

Mr Kurt Spiteri Cornish MD MSc FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon whose NHS practice is based at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield.

His areas of expertise include cataract surgery (including complex cases), vitreo-retinal surgery (surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, advanced diabetic eye disease, vitreous haemorrhage and tractional maculopathy), medical retina (diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and age related macular degeneration), ocular trauma and general ophthalmology (including glaucoma).

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