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I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at West Midlands 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.
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 is a local clinical excellent award holder.
Areas of interest
Small incision cataract surgery; Glaucoma management; Childhood glaucoma; angle closure glaucoma; Glaucoma tube-shunt implant, iStent implant; Baerveldt tube implant surgery.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre,
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,
Birmingham B18 7QH
He runs an active research programme and supervise post-graduate PhD and MD research projects. He is local Prinicipal Investigator for CLRN Pofolio adopted clinical trials. His research profolio including Surgical Outcome Measures in Childhood Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Imaging for Angle Closure, Home Measurment of Diurnal Eye Pressure, Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation for Glaucoma and Tube-shunt implants for Complex Glaucoma.
He is an examiner for Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Co-founder and serving Secretary for the UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society, and a NHS Clinical Excellent Award holder.
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1997
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1999
- MSc Medical Leadership University of Warwick 2012
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Secretary UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society 2010
Details of entry to specialist register
- Velota Sung, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
UK and Eire Glaucoma Society
British Medical Association
- BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital, WR9 8DN
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 07891 138181
- BMI The Priory Hospital, B5 7UG
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 07891 138181
- West Midlands Hospital, B63 2AH
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 07891 138181
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