- Not Fee assured
- Verified account
- 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 (DSAEK, DMEK, PK); Femtolaser assisted cataract surgery; Keraring for Keratoconus; Refractive surgery (eyes); Dry Eyes; Pterygium surgery
- Vision and Eye Research Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
- Professor Madhavan Rajan
- 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
Vision and eye research unit (VERU)
Postgraduate medical institute
Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge CB1 1PT
Corneal transplantation - newer techniques and devices
Advanced intraocular lenses (toric and multifocal) in cataract surgery
Corneal drug delivery
Corneal stem cell research
Corneal crosslinking for Keratoconus
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Fluent
Microthin DSAEK vs DMEK corneal transplant randomised trial results published in CORNEA journal, 2020
1: Rolev K, OʼDonovan DG, Coussons P, King L, Rajan MS. Feasibility Study of
Human Corneal Endothelial Cell Transplantation Using an In Vitro Human Corneal
Model. Cornea. 2018 Jun;37(6):778-784. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001555. PubMed
2: Bowes OMB, Shah P, Rana M, Farrell S, Rajan MS. Quality indicators in a
community optometrist led cataract shared care scheme. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt.
2018 Mar;38(2):183-192. doi: 10.1111/opo.12444. Epub 2018 Feb 5. PubMed PMID:
3: Weber IP, Rana M, Thomas PBM, Dimov IB, Franze K, Rajan MS. Effect of vital
dyes on human corneal endothelium and elasticity of Descemet's membrane. PLoS
One. 2017 Sep 13;12(9):e0184375. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184375. eCollection
2017. PubMed PMID: 28902856; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5597301.
4: Rolev K, O'Donovan DG, Georgiou C, Rajan MS, Chittka A. Identification of Prdm
genes in human corneal endothelium. Exp Eye Res. 2017 Jun;159:114-122. doi:
10.1016/j.exer.2017.02.009. Epub 2017 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 28228349; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5451076.
5: Bassily R, Lencova A, Rajan MS. Bilateral rupture of the posterior capsule and
intraocular lens dislocation from excessive eye rubbing. J Cataract Refract Surg.
2016 Feb;42(2):329-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2016.01.018. PubMed PMID: 27026458.
6: Roberts HW, Mukherjee A, Aichner H, Rajan MS. Visual Outcomes and Graft
Thickness in Microthin DSAEK--One-Year Results. Cornea. 2015 Nov;34(11):1345-50.
doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000000596. PubMed PMID: 26312621.
7: Voyatzis G, Roberts HW, Keenan J, Rajan MS. Cambridgeshire cataract shared
care model: community optometrist-delivered postoperative discharge scheme. Br J
Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun;98(6):760-4. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304636. Epub
2014 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 24515987.
8: 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. Review. PubMed PMID: 24384964; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3930281.
9: 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.
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
Clinical lead - Cataract and Corneal service at Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK
Cataract outcomes - 99 % of patients have reported satisfactory outcomes following cataract surgery with no incidence of post operative infection and there was 0% PCR complication rate in the national audit results published in September 2020
- FRCS Edinburgh 1998
- FRCOphth London 2007
- MBBS SRMC University 1994
- MD London 2006
- FRCS Glasgow 1998
- 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
- 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
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Ms Julie wright