Dr Sarit Lesnik Oberstein 04020761

Benenden Hospital



  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Benenden 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

  • Surgical retinal

About me

Sarit Lesnik Oberstein attended medical school at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, where she received her degree with distinction in 1992. She moved to the United Kingdom in 1993 to start her ophthalmology training. Dr Lesnik Oberstein did her full surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, including training in medical retina and surgical retina at the Western eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. Dr Lesnik Oberstein is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (fellowship 1996).

From 2003 to 2016 Dr Lesnik Oberstein worked in the Netherlands as a consultant ophthalmologist in one of the large teaching hospitals in Amsterdam, The Academic Medical Center. Specialising in diabetic retinopathy and surgery of the retina, Dr Lesnik Oberstein was the senior surgical consultant for 13 years before moving back to London.

Dr Lesnik Oberstein has an active career in research, completing her PhD in retinal neuroscience in 2006 (UCSB California). She has extensive experience in complex cataract surgery, diabetic retinopathy and all forms of surgery of the retina including floater surgery, retinal detachment, macular pucker and macular hole surgery.

Languages spoken: English, Dutch, French, German fluently. Italian and Spanish moderately

Areas of interest

Cataract; complex cataract; floaters; epiretinal membrane; macular hole; diabetes; retinal detachment

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