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Mr Robbie Walker

Ophthalmology

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Mr Walker is a consultant surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust (The Western Eye Hospital) and a locum consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was trained in North London including subspecialty fellowship training at Moorfields – He is currently one of the lead consultants for the Western Eye Hospitals emergency department

Robbie has built a reputation as an excellent surgeon and surgical trainer. He has been chosen and trusted to operate on the family members of other eye surgeons, family of colleagues at the places he works and the family members of local doctors. He is proud of the continuing great feedback he receives from patients and colleagues alike. He achieves excellent surgical results.

In his spare time, he continues his dedication to training the surgeons of tomorrow by undertaking a master’s level degree in surgical education at Imperial College London where he was awarded the prestigious Deans scholarship. This award goes with the academic scholarship he earned at Oxford University whilst an undergraduate, and follows on from his time as a secondary school teacher prior to becoming a doctor. He organises regular teaching for retinal surgeons and is frequently an invited speaker at teaching events and conferences. He recently won a prize at Moorfields hospital for his work related to improving quality. Before his career in medicine he was a fully qualified secondary school teacher.

He has been appointed as an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists..


Memberships - FRCOphth

Qualifications - MBBS, MA (OXON), FRCOphth

Areas of interest

Vitreoretinal surgery - retinal detachment, floaters, ERM, macular hole, vitreous haemorrhage, complications of diabetes, lens exchange and dealing with complications of cataract surgery, trauma;
YAG laser capsulotomy; retinal laser treatments
Cataract surgery including complex cases and secondary lens implantation;
General ophthalmology and emergencies;
Age related macular degeneration

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