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Mr Jonathan Aboshiha studied medicine at Cambridge University and then moved to London to continue his training, with a period working abroad as a neurosurgeon in Sydney. Upon his return to England, he trained as an ophthalmic surgeon at the world-famous Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he was based for nearly 10 years and where he also undertook his additional scientific research work that led to the award of his PhD. Having completed his UK ophthalmic surgical training, wherein he was awarded accelerated training by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists as a trainee who had performed exceptionally, he undertook a further two years of Corneal Fellowship sub-specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he then worked as an NHS consultant before joining Optegra Eye Hospital as a consultant where he continues to treat NHS patients.
Mr Jonathan Aboshiha has an exceptional academic and research background, having had his extensive scientific work published in numerous prestigious international peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has been awarded both national and international prizes for his work. He holds a research position at University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology, and has achieved a large number of additional postgraduate qualifications in his specialty (all at first attempt), including having been awarded a Distinction in his Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract & Refractive Surgery.
Mr Jonathan Aboshiha is a highly experienced, caring and diligent ophthalmic surgeon who has completed over 2,000 eye surgery procedures and is an expert in his field. His surgical complication rate is consistently lower than the national average for a UK consultant ophthalmic surgeon.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and is the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Optegra North London.
Areas of interest
General eye problems/General Ophthalmology; Cataract surgery including complex cataract surgery and Special lens/Refractive lens surgery; Dry eyes and blepharitis; Laser surgery; Corneal and External eye disease; Corneal transplantation
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
- Italian - Basic
The surgical outcome audit for Mr Abosiha's last appraisal period demonstrates that his cataract Posterior Capsule Rupture (PCR) complication rate was 0%.
(320 cases in the audit period – numbers limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic)
The UK National Ophthalmology Database (2019) average PCR complication rate for a UK consultant ophthalmic surgeon is 1.1%.
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