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Professor Bertil Damato

Consultant Ophthalmologist

portrait of Bertil Damato

Areas of expertise:

  • 1977: LRCP, MRCS (Eng)
  • 1982: FRCS (Ed)
  • 1987: PhD (Glasgow)
  • 1989: MD (Malta)
  • 1989: FRCOphth (UK)
  • 1990: FRCS (Glas)
  • 1990: FRCS (Glas)
  • Professional memberships
  • 1987-Date: International Society of Ocular Oncology
  • 1989-Date: Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • 1992-Date: European Ophthalmic Oncology Group
  • 2015-2018: Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis

Current NHS / University Post:

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist/Ocular Oncologist - Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford
  • Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology and Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
  • Honorary Professor, University of Liverpool

Medical training:

  • 1972-1977: Medical School, University of Malta
  • 1978-1979: Resident House Physician and Surgeon, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
  • 1979-1980: Senior House Officer, Pathology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
  • 1980-1983: Ophthalmology Registrar, Glasgow Western Infirmary
  • 1983-1984: Ophthalmology Senior Registrar, Glasgow Western Infirmary & Southern General Hospital
  • 1984-1987: Lecturer in Ocular Oncology, University of Glasgow

Research interest / experience:

  • Adult ocular oncology
  • Surgical resection/Radiotherapy of ocular melanomas
  • Genetic analysis of ocular melanomas
  • Survival prediction after treatment of choroidal melanoma
  • Development of the MOLES system for distinguishing benign choroidal naevi (moles) from malignant melanomas
  • Oculo-kinetic perimetry for home testing of the visual fields

Fatima Kenan

T: 020 7566 2640 or 020 7253 3411 ext 6459

E: moorfields.bdamato@nhs.net

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