Consultant Profile

Mr Luis Amaya

Mr Luis Amaya MD FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Paediatric ophthalmology
    • Squint surgery
Special clinical interests:

Paediatric ophthalmology
Adult and infantile cataracts
Paediatric strabismus (squint correction)
Adult strabismus with adjustable sutures
Infantile glaucoma
Retinopathy of prematurity
Ocular trauma
Orbital pathology
Systemic diseases of the eye
Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology and ptosis

Research interests:
Squints, infantile cataracts, paediatric glaucoma, amblyopia, retinopathy of prematurity
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London
Evelina Children's Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Ophthalmology
American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
European Paediatric Ophthalmology Society
Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Private secretary telephone number:
01622 753438
Personal email address:
Monday 8am - 12pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Luis Amaya is a consultant Ophthalmic surgeon in London at St Thomas' Hospital and The Evelina Children's Hospital. He sub-specialized in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital and then practised as a consultant in South America for 10 years where he was the head of the Department of Ophthalmology at a teaching children's hospital. He was appointed Associate Professor of two universities there. He has been a consultant in the UK since 2001. His main speciality is paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus and phacoemulsification surgery. He has broad experience in ocular trauma and retinopathy of prematurity. He has also published important papers and contributed to outstanding medical books, ie chapters for David Taylor's 'Paediatric Ophthalmology'

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Mr Luis Amaya

Mr Luis Amaya, consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Spire Alexandra Hospital, Chatham, Kent

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