- Not Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh .
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 in the appropriate section.
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
Courses offered to GPs
I have spoken at a wide range of post-graduate meetings
I performed 942 cataract surgeries (private practice & nhs) over the past 3 years, 100% by phacoemulsification using a 2.2 mm incision and a folding lens implant. Visual results based upon all available returned opticians postoperative refraction forms (572/942) which comprises 61% of all surgery. 97% (556/572) of patients have better than or equal to 6/12 best corrected visual acuity at 6/52 postoperatively (benchmarking figure 91% national cataract audit).
My capsular rupture rate, the most commonly sited measurement of surgical dexterity over the past 3 years is 0.5% (5/940) (benchmarking figure 1.2% 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