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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Optegra Eye Hospital London .
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.
- Refractive surgery
Mr. David O'Brart has been a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in private practice and at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London since 1996. The Guy's and St Thomas' group contain one of the world's leading medical schools and the Ophthalmology Department has an excellent reputation both in the UK and internationally. Mr O'Brart was the director of Glaucoma and Corneal Laser and Refractive Surgery within this department from 1996 to 2006 and has now moved to become the director of Refractive, Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery.
Following his qualification as an Ophthalmic Surgeon in 1990, he trained in corneal and small-incision cataract surgery. He spent two years at the United Medical and Dental Schools, University of London, investigating the role of Excimer Laser Refractive and Corneal surgery. This research led to the completion of a Doctorate in Medicine. Upon completion of his ophthalmic surgical training at St. Thomas' Hospital, London and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, he undertook a fellowship with Professor Weinreb at the internationally renowned Shiley Eye centre in San Diego, California, where he studied advanced techniques in Glaucoma.
Mr. O'Brart is a council member and current treasurer of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, a past council member and secretary of the British Society of Refractive Surgeons and past-president and
current secretary of the Southern Ophthalmological Society. He has organised and chaired over thirty symposia on refractive and corneal surgery and glaucoma at national and international meetings. He has co-authored three books on corneal topography, refractive and corneal surgery and contributed numerous chapters to international ophthalmic text books. He is a member of the microsurgical skills committee, an examiner and specialist advisor to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the Medical Health Research Authority for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He continues to take an active interest in research in both the field of refractive and corneal surgery, intraocular lens technology and glaucoma with over ninety scientific publications in leading peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals and an international reputation in the field of corneal and refractive surgery.
Areas of interest
Corneal Disease and Surgery; Refractive Surgery; Complex Small Incision Cataract Surgery; External Eye Disease; Glaucoma
- Elizabeth O'Brart
- c/o Mr D P O'Brart Westminster Bridge Consulting Rooms St. Thomas's Hospital Westminster Bridge Road LONDON SE1 7EH
- 01702 586656
- 01702 586656
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Trust
Senior Lecturer University of London
Corneal disease and surgery, Refractive laser surgery, Cataract lens technology
Wing Chun Kung Fu
Brazilian Ju Jitsu
President of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and refarctive surgeons
(Additional) Languages spoken
Over ninety scientific publications
see website for deatils
- MB BS Guy's Hospital, University of London 1985
- FRCS Royal college of Sugeons (England) 1990
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1990
- DO Royal college of Sugeons (England) 1990
- MD King College, University of London 1995
- Refractive Surgery Certificate Royal college of Ophthalmologist 2010
- Glaucoma fellowship University of southern California 1997
Reference number 3083978
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President United Kingdom and Ireland society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 1995
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
01702 586 656 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
St. Thomas' Hospital 02071887 188