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- Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Hartswood Hospital, BMI Southend Hospital, The Holly Private 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.
I am an experienced Ophthalmic Surgeon with over 18 years as a Consultant in both the NHS and private sector. I have expertise in modern cataract surgery and have performed around 10,000 procedures. I am fellowship trained in glaucoma at Moorfield's Eye Hospital and have a great deal of clinical and surgical experience in this sub-specialty including all aspects of laser and surgical treatments.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery, multifocal and toric lenses for spectacle independence and correction of astigmatism; Glaucoma; Glaucoma surgery and laser treatments; Minor lid problems; Dry eye and Blepharitis; General ophthalmology, Xen glaucoma drainage implant.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Glaucoma lead at Southend University Hospital (from November 2014)
Barking Havering And Redbridge NHS Trust 1996 - 2014
Laser and Surgical aspects of glaucoma management
Cooking, travel. Golf
Numerous publications in peer reviewed journals.
Book chapter - Oxford TExtbook of Ophthalmology
Courses offered to GPs
Always happy to talk to GPs or Optometrists on any aspect of ophthalmic care
0% post op infection rate in last 18 years
Very low complication rates in cataract surgery - for example Posterior Capsule Tear rate of 0.3% compared to published rates of around 2%.
Audited results of glaucoma surgical outcomes as good as best peer reviewed published data with over 90% success rate at 1 year.
- MB BS St Bartholomew's Hospital, London 1985
- Diploma Of Ophthalmology Royal College of Surgeons 1988
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) London University 1996
- FRCS Royal College Of Surgeons, Glasgow 1989
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1992
- Fellowship training in Glaucoma Moorfields Eye Hospital 1995
- BMI Private Hospital SouthendFairfax...
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01702 608908
- Holly House Hospital High Road BUCKHURST HILL...
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 020 8505 3311
- Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital Shenfield...
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 01277 695695
- Spire Hartswood Hospital Eagle Way Great...
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01277 266766
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
patients can always contact me through the hospital at which they are treated or through my secretary
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)
Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)
Laser iridotomy - (1-5)
Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)
Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - bilateral - (1-5)
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