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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Exeter 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 Smith is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon.
After qualifying from the University of Glasgow Medical school he undertook his general ophthalmic training in the South West, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and Brisbane, Australia. In 2008 he completed a Fellowship in medical and surgical glaucoma at the University of Toronto, Canada. Later the same year he was appointed as an NHS Consultant at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and is currently the Clinical Service Lead.
Mr Smith is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the both the UK and European Societies of Cataract Surgeons. He is a long-term member of the UK and Ireland Glaucoma Society and in 2013 he was elected an International Member of the American Glaucoma Society.
He has a keen interest in training junior doctors and prior to undertaking the clinical lead post at the West of England Eye Unit was the College Tutor, overseeing all aspects of junior doctor training. He is also an experienced researcher with over 20 peer reviewed publications.
Mr Smith is experienced in all aspects of general ophthalmology and has a special interest in cataract surgery and glaucoma. One of the first doctors in the UK to introduce Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) into his daily practice he is experienced in all aspects of glaucoma surgery including trabeculectomy, non-penetrating glaucoma surgery, glaucoma tube surgery and endocyclodiode photocoagulation (ECP).
Areas of interest
Current NHS consultant posts held
West of England Eye Unit
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
- MBChB University of Glasgow 1998
- BSc (Hons) Glasgow 1995
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2007
- Glaucoma Fellowship University of Toronto 2008
Reference number 4508760
Affiliations / memberships
UK and Ireland Glaucoma Society
American Glaucoma Society
UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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.