Consultant Profile

Mr Alan Kosmin

Mr Alan Kosmin MB ChB, MSc, MD, FRC (Ophth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
Special clinical interests:

Phacoemulsification (small incision cataract surgery), glaucoma, corneal and eye surface disorders.

Research interests:


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist for West Hertfordshire NHS Trust covering St Albans City and Watford General Hospitals

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of the Glaucoma Society of UK and Eire
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the British Medical Association

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc. 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8901 5555
Private secretary telephone number:
01923 882663
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings and Tuesday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Kosmin is the a consultant ophthalmologist at Watford General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital where he leads the glaucoma service. He is a general ophthalmologist with a sub-specialist interest in cataract, glaucoma and diseases affecting the front of the eye.

He did his general ophthalmic training on the Oxford ophthalmology rotation and has undergone three years specialist training in cataract and glaucoma surgery, both at the Lion's Eye Institute in Perth, Australia and in the UK.

He holds full fellowship of the British Royal College of Ophthalmologists as well as a doctorate in eye development from Liverpool University. He also holds a master's degree in neuroscience from London University.

Mr Kosmin takes pride in being able to explain complicated eye conditions, from diagnosis to treatment, in a straightforward and approachable manner and is always happy to answer any questions patients may have about their eye condition.

Personal profile:

Mr Kosmin is married with two children. He is interested in most sports and enjoys playing tennis, ski-ing, music and travel.

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Mr Alan Kosmin

Mr Alan Kosmin Ophthalmology Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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