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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 May 2009 and provide specialist services in diseases of the retina. This covers all medical retinal diseases (macular degeneration, diabetes) and surgical problems like retinal detachment, macular hole and haemorrhage into the eye.

I also perform modern cataract surgery. I trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Institute of Ophthalmology, London for 10 years before joining Colchester as a Consultant.

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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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