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Date: 18 October 2021

Time: 02:33

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: ophthalmology

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6921
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    Lt Col Richard Blanch

    Lt Col Richard Blanch, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Lt Col Blanch is a clinician scientist in the British Army. He trained in Ophthalmology in the West Midlands and Atlanta, USA. His specialist clinical and research interests are neuro-ophthalmology, cataract surgery and eye trauma.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6905
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    Professor Alastair Denniston

    Professor Alastair Denniston, Consultant Ophthalmologist (Uveitis/Med Retina)

    Graduated from the University of Cambridge and awarded a PhD from the University of Birmingham. Previously clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Special interests include uveitis, ocular inflammatory disease and medical retina.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6911
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    Lt Col Nicholas Glover

    Lt Col Nicholas Glover, Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon

    Completed his higher training in ophthalmology at Oxford University and is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Specialist areas are vitreoretinal surgery, trauma and medical retina and cataract procedures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6907
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    Lt Col Andrew S Jacks

    Lt Col Andrew S Jacks, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist

    Trained in ophthalmic surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. Special interests in military ophthalmology and ophthalmic trauma, neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6906
    • Extension: 16906
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    Mr Andrej Kidess

    Mr Andrej Kidess, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Completed higher training in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina at Western Eye Hospital, London and QEH Birmingham. Special interests vitreoretinal surgery, diabetic and vascular eye diseases and cataract procedures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6908
    • Extension: 16908
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    Mr Sai Kolli

    Mr Sai Kolli, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

    Graduated from Cambridge University. Postgraduate training in Birmingham, Leeds and Moorfields Eye Hospital. PhD in corneal stem cell therapies in 2009. Special interests; corneal and external eye disease, corneal, cataract and refractive surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6921
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    Mr Avinash Manna

    Mr Avinash Manna, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Completed undergraduate training at University of Oxford and in London. Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. His interests are in retinal diseases, cataract surgery, glaucoma, and the use of IT in healthcare.

    • Secretary: 0121 507 6894
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    Miss Faye Mellington

    Miss Faye Mellington, Consultant Opthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon

    Graduated from Oxford University in 2000. Completed Ophthalmology training in London and Oxford and advanced subspecialty training in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery in Oxford, Birmingham and Moorfield Eye Hospital, London.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6915
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    Mr Shabbir Mohamed

    Mr Shabbir Mohamed, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Graduated with honours from Manchester Medical School in 1996; his main interests are the medical, laser and surgical management of patients with glaucoma and management of patients with ocular surface disease including red, sore eyes.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6912
    • Extension: 16912
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    Miss Susan Mollan

    Miss Susan Mollan, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Completed higher surgical training at Oxford and the West Midlands. Had advanced training in neuro-ophthalmology, adult strabismus and glaucoma. Interests include furthering medical education along by developing and maintaining medical standards.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6911
    • Extension: 16911
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    Mr Aidan Murray

    Mr Aidan Murray, Ocular Plastic Consultant

    Gained his first medical qualification in 1991 from the Royal London Hospital and completed his specialist training in ophthalmology in Birmingham. He is a specialist in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6906
    • Extension: 16906
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    Miss Helen E Palmer

    Miss Helen E Palmer, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina

    Gained her first medical qualification from Guy's Hospital, London and completed her specialist training in London and Birmingham. Her interests include diabetic and vascular eye disease, macular degeneration and uveitis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6914
    • Extension: 16914
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    Professor Pete Shah

    Professor Pete Shah, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    An internationally recognised leader in glaucoma surgery. Also specialises in complex cataract surgery.

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