Mr Velota Sung



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  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ramsay The Westbourne Centre, Ramsay The Stourside 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.


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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

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  • Surgical

About me

Mr Sung is a Consultant Eye Surgeon with special interest in managing complex Glaucoma and Cataract conditions. He is a full-time consultant at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, a University of Birmingham teaching eye unit at City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham. It is the second biggest teaching eye unit in UK.

He graduated from University of Wales, Cardiff, UK in 1993. He underwent the Specialist Registrar training programme at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham. He undertook a prestigious Glaucoma Fellowship Training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London before taking up his current consultant position in 2004. He was awarded a MSc in Medical Leadership degree from University of Warwick in 2013.

He was the Lead Clinician for the Glaucoma Service at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre between 2007 and 2012. He was the clinical director for Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and then Group Director between 2012 and 2016. He provides a supra-regional tertiary referral service for complex glaucoma including Childhood Glaucoma. He also provides a high volume supra-regional glaucoma tube-shunt implant service. He is a pioneer in surgeries for angle closure, cataract surgeries for angle closure glaucoma, complex tube-shunt implant surgery for advanced glaucoma, and micro-invasion glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Mr Sung is a co-founder of UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society. He has delivered about 15 lectures over last 5 years at international conferences. He published many papers in glaucoma clinical research. He was award the Bronze National Clinical Excellent Award in 2017.

Areas of interest

Small incision cataract surgery; Glaucoma management; Childhood glaucoma; angle closure glaucoma; Glaucoma tube-shunt implant, iStent implant; Baerveldt tube implant surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital (5-50) Ramsay The Westbourne Centre (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)

  • C2920

    Insertion of canalicular or punctal plugs - (1-5)

  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

    BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital (1-5)

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