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Last updated: 30 Apr 2020
Mr Mohamed Elalfy is a highly qualified consultant ophthalmic surgeon in the UK with international specialised experience in ophthalmic surgery having over 15 years experience. With practising privileges at The McIndoe Centre and Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells, his areas of expertise include cataracts, laser eye surgery, refractive surgery, ocular surface and the cornea.
Mr Elalfy graduated from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 2003, before training as an ophthalmic surgeon in the UK. In the UK, he trained at various institutions such as the University of Nottingham and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2008 and is now on the trustee board. He is also the regional college representative for the South East Thames area.
Alongside his private practice, Mr Elalfy holds posts as a Consultant Ophthalmologist both at Queen Victoria Hospital and Eye Bank NHS Trust and Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
He was an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Nottingham from 2014 to 2015 and has published more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, some of which can be found in ResearchGate and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. He continues to train fellows both in the UK and overseas and is regularly invited to international meetings to talk and give courses.
Areas of interest
Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Cataracts; Cornea and ocular surface disease and surgery; Diabetic Eye Disease; Dry Eye; Glaucoma; Keratoconus; Laser Eye Surgery; Laser Vision Correction; Limbal stem cell deficiency; Ophthalmic investigations; Premium lenses
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant at Queen Victoria Hospital and Eye Bank NHS Trust.
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
Laser Refractive Surgery
Reading and Research
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
29 publications on ResearchGate
- MBBCh Ains Shams University 2003
- MScOphth Ains Shams University 2008
- DRCOphth), RCOphth Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2013
- FRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2014
- MD Ophthalmology Supreme Universities of Egypt and University of Nottigham 2015
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2018
- FRCS(Glasg) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Galsgow 2018
- FICO International Council of Ophthalmology 2018
- FEBO Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology 2019
Reference number 7181369
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