Name and Position

Miss Shohista Saidkasimova

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288511
Fax Number: 01603 288261


Speciality: Ophthalmology

Sub-speciality: Cataract surgery, Vitreo-retinal surgery, Medical retina.

Special clinical interests:

  • Cataract surgery with correction of refractive error, management of complications of cataract surgery.
  • Surgical treatment of retinal diseases (retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane).
  • Medical and surgical management of diabetic eye disease, age related macular degeneration.
  •  Anterior and posterior segment reconstruction following ocular trauma.

Research interests: Surgery for submacular haemorrhage; Management of endophthalmitis.

Professional profile:

General ophthalmology, vitreoretinal surgical and medical retinal training in Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London.

Clinical lead for Ocular Emergencies Service.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies:

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, European Vitreoretinal Surgeons Society.

GMC number: 5204087

Personal profile:

Outside interests include cycling and mountaineering.