- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire London East Hospital, The Holly Private 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 Dipak Parmar completed his medical training at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals in London. He completed his basic surgical training at King’s College Hospital in neurosurgery and ophthalmology, following which he successfully passed the FRCOphth examination to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He completed his higher surgical training in ophthalmology and a fellowship in uveitis at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
Mr Dipak Parmar completed a clinical fellowship in cornea, external diseases and refractive surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA, from 2003-2005. As a result of his training and research, he has authored over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written 3 book chapters. He is one of the few eye surgeons in the UK to have undergone state-of-the-art training in refractive surgery in a prestigious clinical fellowship program in the USA. Mr Dipak Parmar is one of the first few ophthalmology consultants in the UK to have offered corneal collagen cross-linking treatment for keratoconus, both in the private and NHS settings. In doing so, he has made a tremendous contribution to improving the quality of life of patients with keratoconus.
Mr Parmar was awarded the CCST (Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training) and specialist registration under the General Medical Council in ophthalmology in 2003. He has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, since January 2006. Mr Parmar was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in September 2011.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; Cornea; Corneal transplantation; Refractive laser surgery; Uveitis
Current NHS consultant posts held
Whipps Cross University Hospital
London E11 1NR
Mr Dipak Parmar actively pursues clinical research in cornea and cataract surgery. He has published widely in prestigious peer reviewed journals and presents his findings at national and international meetings.
Travel, gastronomy, philosophy and music
Mr Dipak Parmar has received multiple awards throughout his medical career, spanning from distinctions at medical school to awards at international meetings for exemplary research papers.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
- French - Conversational
- German - Conversational
- Hindi - Conversational
Mr Dipak Parmar has authored over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written 3 book chapters.
Courses offered to GPs
My cataract surgical complication rate is well within acceptable national standards.
- FRANZCO Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 2011
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthlamologists United Kingdom 1997
- MBBS United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals 1993
- BSc(Hons) Immunology United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals 1991
- CORNEA, EXTERNAL DISEASE, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA 2005
Reference number 4045870
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Examiner, Royal College Of Ophthalmologists Royal College of Ophthlamologists United Kingdom 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2003
- Spire Roding Hospital Roding Lane South...
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 020 8551 1100
- The Holly Private Hospital, High Road,...
- 15:30 - 17:30
- 020 8505 3311
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