Meet the team

Listed below are some of the members of the clinical team. For pragmatic reasons, it is not an exhaustive list.

Consultant Ophthalmologists

There are 5 consultants, listed below. The medical team is supported by one Associate Specialist (Antony Socrates), 7 Specialty Grade doctors, a Specialist Trainee and a GP trainee.

Caspar Gibbon

General Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus

Achim Nestel

General Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Medical Retina

Muhammad Razzaq

General Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Medical Retina

Karl Whittaker

General Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Oculoplastic /lacrimal surgery

Elizabeth Wilkinson

General Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Medical Retina

 

Optometrists

Stephen Johns

Consultant Optometrist, Head of Optometry

Special interests: Ocular imaging, medical retina

Seema Shah

Lead for Paediatric and Low Vision services

Special interests: Glaucoma

Louise Mason

Lead for Paediatric and Low Vision services

Special interests: Glaucoma

David Ravenscroft BSc MCOptom

Lead for complex spectacle dispensing

 

Orthoptists

Bernadette Goan

Head Orthoptist

Claire Bond DBO

Special Interests: Macula degeneration

Teresa Cole

Lead for the Glaucoma Monitoring Service

Special Interests: Glaucoma

Tom Petty

Special Interests: Glaucoma

Connor Beddow

Special Interests: Glaucoma, Paediatrics

Sue Thorne BSc DBO

Paediatric Lead Orthoptist

Special Interests: Macula degeneration, facial dystonia

 

Out-patient Ophthalmic Nurses

Clare Downing

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Special Interests: Macula degeneration, glaucoma

Claire Stafford

Lead for Pre-operative assessment

Special interests: Macula degeneration

Helen Hancock-Martin

Special interests: Dry eyes

 

Theatre Nurses

Antony Erskine-Grey

Sue Baker

Sandra Fox

 

Rehabilitation Officers for the Visually Impaired (ROVIs)

John Wade

Nicky Searle

Last updated: December 1, 2017