Jaheed Khan

Jaheed Khan
Jaheed Khan Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
BSc (Hons) MBBS MD FRCOphth. GMC Reg no: 4412098

Jaheed Khan’s Career highlights

I am a Consultant Eye Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Clinica London.

My special expertise is in cataract surgery and conditions affecting the back of the eye, the retina, including AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and various other diseases of the retina.

I have over 15 years experience in treating people with eye problems just like you, and have published extensively in scientific journals about treating eye conditions.

In my NHS practice, I am responsible day-to-day for the training of the eye surgeons of the future.

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Moorfields trained cataract surgeon in London and retinal diseases expert.

  • Fifteen years experience as an ophthalmic surgeon.
  • First Class Honours Degree in Neuroscience from University College London.
  • Medical Doctorate (MD) Research Degree in New Treatments for Diabetic Maculopathy from King’s College London.
  • Undergraduate teaching excellence recognition from Imperial College School of Medicine.
  • Clinical Supervisor for London School of Ophthalmology.
  • Co-author of three medical retina chapters in Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology – awarded medical textbook of the year in 2005 and cited as one of the 100 most important ophthalmic books of the century.
  • Year of qualification: 1997.
  • Location of initial medical training: Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine and University College London.
  • Location of ophthalmology training: St Thomas’ Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.
My ethos is to deliver the best treatments in the safest environment with the latest technology. “The needs of my patients always come first.”
  • Doctoral research thesis (MD) on new treatments for diabetic retinopathy at Kings College London.
  • Membership of professional bodies:
  • General Medical Council (GMC).
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth).
  • UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS).
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS).
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
  • European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA).
  • Full time NHS Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
  • Highest First Class Distinction for Bachelor of Science Degree from University College London and collaboration with Professor Semir Zeki.
  • Co-author of three medical retina chapters in prizewinning textbook An Atlas of Ophthalmology.
  • Prize Finalist, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society Of Medicine (2005).
  • Awarded Doctorate in Medicine (MD) University of London (2009).
  • Part of the age related macular degeneration treatment team that won ‘The Clinical Service of the Year 2012′ awarded by the Macular Disease Society in recognition of clinical excellence.
  • Clinical lead on the forthcoming lucentis treatment programme for diabetic macular oedema at Moorfields at Bedford and Hinchingbrooke Hospital (2013).
  • Part of the Moorfields at Bedford daycare theatre team that won the ‘The Moorfields Stars Patient Experience Committee’s Award’ for improving the patient experience (2013).
  • Doctoral thesis (MD) at King’s College London on new therapies for diabetic macular oedema with numerous international publications and scientific presentations.
  • New therapies for age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vein occlusions.
  • I am currently responsible for a new clinical trial that evaluates new therapies for diabetic maculopathy and the quality of life benefits to patients.
  • I have a special interest in developing educational tools for general practitioners, optometrists and nurses with several published peer reviewed articles in the Lancet, Student BMJ and Postgraduate Medicine journals.
I have a special interest in developing educational tools for general practitioners, optometrists and nurses with several published peer reviewed articles in the Lancet, sBMJ and Postgraduate Medicine journals.

Jaheed Khan is registered with the major health insurance providers – if you’re insured by them, then your fees are assured


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