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Last updated: 3 Jun 2020
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Mr Park is a highly qualified Consultant Ophthalmologist and currently the Lead Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. He is also an honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre.
Mr Park studied Medicine at St Andrews University Medical School and the University of Manchester; graduated with BSc (Med Sci) in 2003, followed by MB ChB in 2006. As a medical student at Manchester University, he was awarded the prestigious Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Medical Student Prize.
His House Officerships were served at the University Hospitals in Birmingham and this was followed by run-through specialty training in Ophthalmology at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, the #1 eye hospital in the UK (Newsweek, The World's Best Hospitals 2019).
After the Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) in Ophthalmology, he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) and the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in 2015.
Mr Park then completed additional 3 years of higher sub-specialty fellowship training with advanced post-CCT Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowships at Manchester University NHS Trust and Imperial College London NHS Trust.
Mr Park is known for his surgical expertise and for providing patients with safe, effective, and minimally invasive treatment for comprehensive eye conditions. His surgical expertise encompasses all aspects of Cataract and Retinal surgery, and he was the first UK surgeon to successfully use Air tamponade routinely for Retinal Detachment repairs with vitrectomy.
Mr Park is a keen educator and researcher, who is heavily involved in teaching for Medical students, Ophthalmology trainees, and Optometrists. He is currently an honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.
Mr Park is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and given numerous national and international presentations.
Areas of interest
Micro-incision cataract surgery;
Complex cataracts & secondary lens implant complications;
Vitreoretinal surgery & Retinal detachment;
Macular degeneration & disorders;
Macular surgery (Macular holes & Epiretinal Membrane);
Complicated diabetic eye disease;
Emergency eye care & Severe ocular trauma;
Surgical management of uveitis & floaters;
Micro-incision sutureless vitrectomy surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Chandrashekhar Vaidyanath Fee Assured
- Dr Zahid Kazmi Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Korean - Native or bilingual
- FEBO European Board of Ophthalmology 2015
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2015
- MB ChB University of Manchester 2006
- BSc (Med Sci) University of St Andrews 2003
- Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship Imperial College London Healthcare NHS Trust 2018
- Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust 2017
Reference number 6145572
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
European Vitreoretinal Society
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Board of Ophthalmology
Royal Society of Medicine
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
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