- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Cambridge Lea 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.
- Refractive surgery
Professor Rajan is a clinical academic and ophthalmic surgeon based in Cambridge with expertise in management of corneal and cataract disorders. His special research interests are in advanced surgical techniques and treatment cure for corneal blindness.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery and Premium intraocular lenses including multifocal and toric IOL's; Refractive lens exchange; Corneal Crosslinking; Corneal transplantation; Refractive surgery (eyes); Dry Eyes; Pterygium surgery
- Julie Wright
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital 30 New Road Impington CAMBRIDGE CB24 9EL
- 01223 266913
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Rakesh Tandon Fee Assured
- Vision and Eye Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
- Professor Madhavan Rajan, Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Cambridge
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Clinical lead - Cornea and Cataract Service
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS trust
Professor of ophthalmic and visual sciences
Vision and eye research unit (VERU)
Postgraduate medical institute
Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge CB1 1PT
Corneal transplantation - newer techniques and devices
Advanced optic intraocular lenses in cataract surgery
Corneal drug delivery
Corneal stem cell research
Corneal crosslinking for Keratoconus
UKISCRS - best cataract paper for Cambridgeshire community cataract scheme 2014
EUCORNEA - best corneal paper award 2013
NHS Health enterprise Innovation award for Microthin DSAEK procedure 2013
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern
1. Voyatzis G, Roberts HW, Keenan J, Rajan MS. Cambridgeshire cataract shared
care model: community optometrist-delivered postoperative discharge scheme. Br J
Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb 10. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304636. PubMed PMID: 24515987.
2: Rajan MS. Surgical strategies to improve visual outcomes in corneal
transplantation. Eye (Lond). 2014 Feb;28(2):196-201. doi: 10.1038/eye.2013.279.
Epub 2014 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 24384964.
3: Thomas PB, Mukherjee AN, O'Donovan D, Rajan MS. Preconditioned donor corneal
thickness for microthin endothelial keratoplasty. Cornea. 2013 Jul;32(7):e173-8.
doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3182912fd2. PubMed PMID: 23665648.
4: Mukherjee A, Voyatzis G, Rajan MS. Reply to "Descemet stripping automated
endothelial keratoplasty: effect of intraoperative lenticule thickness on visual
outcome and endothelial cell density". Cornea. 2013 Jan;32(1):108-9. doi:
10.1097/ICO.0b013e318263d08e. PubMed PMID: 23086362.
5: Hyatt AJ, Rajan MS, Burling K, Ellington MJ, Tassoni A, Martin KR. Release of
vancomycin and gentamicin from a contact lens versus a fibrin coating applied to
a contact lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Apr 18;53(4):1946-52. doi:
10.1167/iovs.11-8607. PubMed PMID: 22408014.
7: Voyatzis G, Pitalia A, Vize C, Rajan MS. Topical Bromfenac for Pseudophakic Cystoid Macular Edema. European Ophthalmic Review, 2012;6(4):230–5
8: Keenan TD, Jones MN, Rushton S, Carley FM; National Health Service Blood and
Transplant Ocular Tissue Advisory Group and Contributing Ophthalmologists (Ocular
Tissue Advisory Group Audit Study 8). Trends in the indications for corneal graft
surgery in the United Kingdom: 1999 through 2009. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012
May;130(5):621-8. doi: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2011.2585. PubMed PMID: 22652847.
9: Hayes S, Boote C, Kamma-Lorger CS, Rajan MS, Harris J, Dooley E, Hawksworth N,
Hiller J, Terill NJ, Hafezi F, Brahma AK, Quantock AJ, Meek KM. Riboflavin/UVA
collagen cross-linking-induced changes in normal and keratoconus corneal stroma.
PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e22405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022405. Epub 2011 Aug 5.
PubMed PMID: 21850225; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3151245.
Courses offered to GPs
Chairman of the Annual Cambridge Cornea and Cataract Symposium, St John's College, Cambridge since 2010 to date
Speaker at the annual and biannual GP conferences in Cambridge
Postgraduate tutor and trainer for corneal and cataract fellowship programme at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Cataract outcomes - 99 % of patients have reported satisfactory outcomes following cataract surgery with no incidence of post operative infection
- FRCOphth London 2007
- FRCS Edinburgh 1998
- FRCS Glasgow 1998
- MD London 2006
- MBBS SRMC University 1994
- MRCOphth London 2000
- MS Ophthal Manipal Academy 1997
- Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Moorfield's Eye Hospital, London 2005
- Cornea Research Fellowship St Thomas' Hospital, London 2001
Reference number 4738853
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- East of England representative Ocular tissue advisory group, NHS Blood and Transplant 2015
- UK and Ireland Cataract Society - Council member UKISCRS 2015
- Trustee Cambridge Eye Trust 2015
- Visiting Consultant Life Line Express Charity - China 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
UK and Ireland Cataract Society
European Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Society
Bowman cornea club
British Refractive surgeons society
Ramblers UK / cambridge
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, CB24 9EL
- 08:00 - 14:00
- 01223 266900
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
Ms Julie wright