Ophthalmology – The Royal Eye Unit
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
GMC number: 4258003
Tel: 020 8934 2634
Mr Vijay Shanmuganathan MBBS FRCOphth PhD is one of our Ophthalmology Consultants. He qualified from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ in 1995, having been awarded prizes in surgery and ophthalmology.
He began his ophthalmic training in 1998 working in a number of ophthalmology departments across the UK and abroad. Following the completion of his ophthalmic medical training (which included time in research in his area of clinical practice, for which he was awarded a PhD in 2008), he undertook a further two years of sub-specialist fellowship training in cataract surgery, cornea and external eye diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
He was previously appointed a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust before joining us in 2017.
His clinical interests include cataract surgery, corneal disease, ocular surface and primary care ophthalmology.