Ophthalmology (eye) surgery

Please click one of the links below for more information on our ophthalmology surgery service:


What is the service?

Where is the service provided?

Who provides the service?


What is the service?

Our Ophthalmology department carries out surgical procedures on the eye and its surrounding structures (except orbital and vitreo-retinal surgery) and provides both an elective (planned) and emergency service.

For more information on Ophthalmology services please visit Ophthalmology care - eye


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Where is the service provided?

Ophthalmology Surgery is mostly Outpatient and Day Case-led and procedures are carried out on all three of our hospital sites.


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Who provides the service?


Mr Atul Varma – Medical Retina/Wet Macular Degeneration & Clinical Lead

Mrs Madhu Nagar – Glaucoma

Mr Andrew Chung – Cornea & Anterior Segment

Mr Jacobus Pauw – Paediatric & Adult Motility

Mr Narendra Dhingra – Medical Retina/Uveitis/Wet Macular Degeneration

Ms Carolyn Atherley – Oculoplastics & Lacrimal

Mrs Rajini Manoharan – Medical Retina/Wet Macular Degeneration


Associate Specialists

Mr Vittaldas Pai

Mr Ezzedin Luhishi

Mr Rahul Yadav


Staff Grades/Speciality Doctors

Mrs Eswari Sambashivachari

Mrs Bharathi Rajendran

Mrs Eva Szabo

Dr Zia Idris

Dr Barbora Varadyova (Locum)

Dr Reema Gupta

Dr Anjali Waghmare

Dr Vikram Lal


Senior Nurses

Senior Sister Jane Hopkins

Sister Anne Chapman

Sister Melanie Hannay

Sister Sharon Draper

Charge Nurse Brian Horsfall



Iziegbe Udugbezi

Arifah Khadaroo

Iftab Akram



Sara Lewis (Lead)

Gillian Sowerby

Margaret Starkey

Aishat Ateiza


Visual Field Technician

Kirsty Peace


Eye Clinic Liaison Officers

Elaine Kee (Pinderfields)

Moira Horsfield (Pontefract)

Matthew Hill (Dewsbury)