Consultant Profile

Mr Frank Ahfat

Name:
Mr Frank Ahfat MB ChB, FRCSEd, FRCOpth
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
Specialties:
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:
Small incision cataract surgery
Research interests:
Retinal diseases
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medway Maritime Hospital, Medway NHS Trust
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
1989
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Private secretary telephone number:
07879 825916
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Ahfat qualified from Leeds University and trained in ophthalmology in Leeds, Southampton, Liverpool and Moorfields, London. During this time, he acquired extensive experience in all aspects of ophthalmology.
He has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2000. In addition to providing a general ophthalmology service, he also has special interests in small incision cataract surgery, retinal diseases, diabetic retinopathy and laser treatment. Mr Ahfat currently leads the macular disease service for Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and he provides a tertiary referral service for photodynamic therapy for macular degeneration for the Kent region.
Personal profile:
In his spare time, Mr Ahfat enjoys travelling, good food and wine, classical music and reading, especially political and religious history.

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Mr Frank Ahfat

Mr Frank Ahfat Ophthalmology Consultant, Chatham, Kent, private hospital specialist.

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