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Mr Andrew Scott  

Consultant Ophthalmologist

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Areas of expertise:

  • Doctor of Medicine & Surgery (MD)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists London (FRCOphth)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Ophthalmology, University College London (PhD)
  • Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO)
  • Member of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
  • Member of European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) and outgoing chair of SOE Young Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Member Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register

Current NHS / University Post:

  • Full-time Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Glaucoma Service Lead Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust at Bedford
  • Guardian of Safe Working Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Medical training:

  • 2.5 years of advanced specialisation in the medical and surgical management of complex glaucoma and cataracts at Moorfields Eye Hospital London
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Ophthalmology from North Thames London Deanery following Higher Ophthalmology Specialist training rotations mostly at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London
  • University of Malta Medical School

Research interest / experience:

  • Diagnosis & surgical management of Glaucoma and Cataracts
  • Minimally invasive Glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Trabeculectomy procedures
  • Glaucoma Drainage implants (tubes)
  • Clear lens extractions for angle closure glaucoma
  • One year clinical research fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital with Mr Keith Barton in glaucoma surgery
  • Awarded Fight For Sight grant to conduct a 3 year Research Fellowship in laboratory neuroscience at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology that led to a PhD thesis in Experimental Ophthalmology
  • Member of the International Glaucoma Panel and Mentoring Program - a three year scholarship program 2015-2017
  • Achievement Award by American Academy of Ophthalmology 2018
  • European Society of Ophthalmology award for best research paper 2007
  • Lecturer and examiner UCL and City University London
  • Over 80 national and international presentations and instruction courses

Zainab Kanu

T: 020 7521 4670 Ext: 6464

E: Moorfields.ascott@nhs.net

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