- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider
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 Nuffield Health Glasgow 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Surgical lacrimal
I am committed to providing a high quality level of care to my patients with all general conditions such as cataract catered for. I also have a special interest in disorders of the eyelids and eye socket.
Areas of interest
Cataract; Oculoplastics; Orbital surgery / disorders; Ocular oncology
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Lead Clinician at Gartnavel General Hospital Glasgow. I also have clinical commitments at The Southern General Glasgow.
Oculoplastics, Orbit, Lacrimal and ophthalmic epidemiology.
Bursary from Speed Pollock Memorial Fund for research into severe chemical corneal injuries of the eyes (UK wide study into incidence)
English and French.
1: Galea M, Cauchi P, Kemp E. Diode laser thermotherapy for conjunctival vascular
malformations. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep 7. doi:
10.1111/j.1442-9071.2012.02878.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22957708.
2: Wong KK, Roberts F, Cauchi P, Diaper C. Caliber persistent artery of the
eyelid. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2011 Sep;249(9):1395-7. doi:
10.1007/s00417-011-1685-x. Epub 2011 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 21494872.
Courses offered to GPs
Talks to GP's and Optometrists. Last talk was on the 5th of March at The Holiday Inn, East Kilbride entitled "eyelid conditions and when to refer"
I have done over 2000 cataract procedures with a 97% success rate. My infection rate is less than 0.1%.
- MBBS The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London 1996
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2007
- Fellowship in oculoplastics, orbital and ocular oncology The Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow 2007
Reference number 4308180
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Regional Representative British Oculoplastics Surgical Society 2013
- Steering Committee British Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit 2013
- Steering Committee Scottish Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Register, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Medical Defence Union
British Medical Association
British Oculoplastics Surgical Society
British Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit
Scottish Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit
Scottish Ophthalmological Club
International Ocular Oncology Society
- Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital, G12 0PJ
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 0141 334 9441
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
Nuffield Hospital Glasgow