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Ophthalmology consultants

Consultants

Vivek Bansal
Vivek Bansal

Vivek Bansal

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I work as a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and specialise in medical retinal diseases and modern cataract surgery. I have been practicing ophthalmology for more than twenty years.

I did my higher specialist training in Cardiff and completed my fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. I joined Essex County Hospital, Colchester in 2009.

My areas of expertise are age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, inflammatory eye diseases (uveitis), diabetic eye disease including intravitreal injection therapy (Eylea, Lucentis) and retinal laser treatments.

I am actively involved in the training and teaching of doctors and also ophthalmic trainees. I am also a college tutor for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and faculty for the College’s Microsurgical Skills Courses.

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Ramy Bassily

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I was appointed as a Consultant at Ipswich Hospital in 2016. I have special interest in corneal and cataract surgery.

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Mr Chrys Dimitriou - ESNEFT - Opthalmology
Mr Chrys Dimitriou - ESNEFT - Opthalmology

Chrysostomos (Chrys) D. Dimitriou

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I am a Substantive Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, specialising in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery. I performed the first ever XEN45 Glaucoma sub-conjunctival micro-stent implantation at Essex County Hospital (15.6.2016@ECH), BAERVELDT Glaucoma Tube implantation (19.4.2017@ECH), CYPASS Glaucoma supraciliary micro-stent implantation (22.11.2017@ECH), and i-Stent G2 Glaucoma trans-trabecular micro-stent implantation (6.12.2017@ECH).

I have a special interest in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) and Laser Surgery for Glaucoma (Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, Argon Laser Peripheral Iridoplasty and YAG Laser Peripheral Iridotomy).

I am the local Principal Investigator for 3 major glaucoma studies (National East Anglian POEM Glaucoma Study, International XEN45 in Angle Closure Multi-Centre Study, Pan-European MASTERS CyPass Study).

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Clive Edelsten - IHT - Ophthalmology
Clive Edelsten - IHT - Ophthalmology

Clive Edelsten

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since 1996, working as a medical ophthalmologist. I previously worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital and trained in Cambridge and Middlesex.

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Gopan Ghosh - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology
Gopan Ghosh - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology

Gopan Ghosh

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked at the Trust since July 2000.

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Richard Goble - IHT - Ophthalmology
Richard Goble - IHT - Ophthalmology

Richard Goble

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I have special interest in retinal and cataract surgery.

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Samantha Gordon - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology
Samantha Gordon - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology

Samanatha Gordon

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since August 2016.

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Andrew Kiel - IHT - Ophthalmology
Andrew Kiel - IHT - Ophthalmology

Will Kiel

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I specialise in cataract surgery and glaucoma.

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Vasileios Kostakis - IHT - Ophthalmology
Vasileios Kostakis - IHT - Ophthalmology

Vasileios Kostakis

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I have worked at the Trust since 2012, specialising in Paediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Ocular Motility and Cataracts.

I did most of my Ophthalmology training in East Anglia and my Paediatric Ophthalmology training in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, West Suffolk and Moorfields eye Hospital.

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Achyut Mukherjee - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology
Achyut Mukherjee - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology

Achyut Mukherjee

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since May 2015.

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Rachna Murthy - IHT - Opthalmology
Rachna Murthy - IHT - Opthalmology

Rachna Murthy

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I graduated in 1995 and was appointed Consultant in 2009. I am a Consultant in ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery at Ipswich and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals.

I have a special interest in thyroid eye disease, eyelid mal-position and peri-ocular skin cancer.

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Jignesh Patel

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since 2009. I cover general ophthalmology, including cataract surgery and diseases of the retina. I have also worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital, where I previously trained.

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K Poornesh IHT Ophthalmology
K Poornesh IHT Ophthalmology

Kuranageri Poornesh

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I graduated in 1993 and have been working at Ipswich Hospital since 2005. I was appointed as a Consultant in 2013. I have a special interest in a wide range of medical retinal disorders and treatment modalities such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy / maculopathy, retinal vascular occlusion, OCT / retinal imaging, retinal laser treatment and cataract surgery.

I am a lead clinician for AMD treatment services at Ipswich Hospital and work at the Garrett Anderson Eye suite (GAES) with a team of dedicated medical, nursing and technical staff.

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James Sheldrick - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology
James Sheldrick - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology

James Sheldrick

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since 1996.

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Rupal Shenoy - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology
Rupal Shenoy - ESNEFT - Ophthalmology

Rupal Shenoy

Ophthalmology

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since March 2015.

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Deepak Vayalambrone - IHT - Ophthalmology
Deepak Vayalambrone - IHT - Ophthalmology

Deepak Vayalambrone

Ophthalmology

Ipswich Hospital

I qualified in 1992 and was appointed as a Consultant in 2013. My specialist areas include Vitreoretinal surgery (Retinal Detachments, Macular holes, Epiretinal membranes and Diabetic eye surgery), Diabetic Retinopathy and Cataract surgery.

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