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Mr Mark Westcott

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

portrait of Mark Westcott

Areas of expertise:

  • Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmologists (international member)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Member)

Current NHS / University Post:

  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Honorary, part time start 2003)
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London (full time 2003)
  • Senior Lecturer Honorary, Institute of Ophthalmology (Start 2007)

Medical training:

  • St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • Doctoral Thesis (Doctorate of Medicine) from the Institute of Ophthalmology awarded 1997

Research interest / experience:

  • Mark has published 18 scientific papers and presented over 30 times at international meetings.
  • He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Ophthalmology and continues to play an active role in research.
  • His research interests include looking at the early detection of glaucoma, and uveitis.
  • He is also a peer reviewer for several leading research journals.
  • Advanced training in cataract surgery and glaucoma surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Expertise in Medical retina fellowship in uveitis at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Won national scholarship to undertake clinical training in glaucoma at Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles.
  • In this time undertook postdoctoral research in techniques to identify visual field progression in glaucoma.


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