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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Shawfair Park 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
The scope of my private practice mirrors my nhs work, I offer appointments for patients with cataract or non cosmetic oculoplastic problems. I've included the outcomes of my surgery below.
Areas of interest
small incision phakoemulsification cataract surgery;
non cosmetic oculoplastic surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh & St John's Hospital, Livingston.
Honorary Part-time Senior Lecturer, Edinburgh University
I've published around 30 papers and have co authored 1 textbook.
cycling and golf
I have been awarded the maximum number of nhs discretionary points
Edinburgh Eye Algorithms
Courses offered to GPs
I have spoken at a wide range of post-graduate meetings
over the past 3 years, 2017-2019 I performed 1016 cataract surgeries. my audited outcomes based upon all returned post op. refraction forms which comprised 63% of all my surgery is as follows:
a visual outcomes; 94% of patients have a best corrected (after specs) visual acuity of better or equal to 6/12 (benchmark figure 91% national cataract audit).
b capsular rupture rate; the most commonly sited measurement of surgical dexterity over the past 3 years is 0.4% (benchmark figure 1.1% national cataract audit).
- FRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1994
- FRCOph Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2004
Reference number 3095805
Details of entry to specialist register
- ccst, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
British Oculoplastic Surgical Society member
- Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, EH22 1FE
- 14:00 - 16:30
- 0131 654 5601
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
0131 654 5630