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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth .
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.
Mr Richard Lee is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a special interest in Glaucoma, Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology. He is the Clinical Lead of the Ophthalmology service. He is also the Lead Clinician of the Cataract and Glaucoma service at Chelsea and Westminster with expertise in the medical, laser and surgical management of all adult glaucoma, including more complex and secondary glaucomas.
Richard’s initial medical training was at University College London and he undertook his specialist ophthalmology training in the London Deanery. During his training, Richard was elected to represent the trainees in his region at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and represented the Royal College at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Richard also served on the committees of the British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society and the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Richard has an active interest in research and surgical innovation. He has published over 50 papers including several book chapters and he has delivered over 25 presentations at local, national and international level. Richard undertook a MSc in Surgical Technology at Imperial College London and was awarded a distinction award for his thesis to optimise an artificial cornea device. He subsequently undertook a clinical research fellowship funded by the National Institute for Health Research to develop a new surgical glaucoma device leading to the award of a PhD in Ophthalmology at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. His research has resulted in a number of awards including a Regional NHS Innovations award and a prestigious International Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology translational research award.
Richard completed his training with a subspecialty surgical fellowship in glaucoma at Moorfields Eye Hospital before taking up his Consultant post at Chelsea and Westminster.
Areas of interest
Glaucoma; Cataract; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Warwick Marchant Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust
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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital PROUD Service Development Award (2018)
ARVO Annual Meeting International Travel Grant (2016)
Alcon Glaucoma Case Study Award Finalist (2013)
Kings College London Regional Presentation Prize (2012)
Imperial College London, Distinction Award for MSc Dissertation (2012)
NHS Innovations South East, Regional Innovation Development Prize (2012)
British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society (BOAS) National Presentation Prize (2011, 2009, 2007)
For further details please visit: http://richardlee.org.uk/research
- MBBS Medicine University College London 2006
- DIC MSc Surgical Technology Imperial College London 2012
- PhD Ophthalmology National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK 2018
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2013
- BSc Pharmacology University College London 2003
- Fellowship in Glaucoma Moorfields Eye Hospital 2017
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.