Consultant Profile

Mr Madhavan Rajan

Mr Madhavan Rajan MBBS MS MD FRCSEd FRCS Glas. FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Refractive surgery
Special clinical interests:

Micro-Incision Cataract Surgery (MICS)
Corneal transplantation and endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) 
Refractive lens exchange and Premium Intraocular lenses 
Astigmatism surgery and Presbyopia correction
Kerataconus and Corneal Crosslinking treatment

Research interests:

Lamellar and endothelial keratoplasty
Corneal wound healing mechanisms
Visual outcome in advanced intraocular lens (IOL) implants – toric, multifocal, phakic IOL’s

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Clinical Lead 
Cornea and Cataract service, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Professor of Ophthalmic and visual sciences
Vision and eye research unit, Eastings 204, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge CB1 1PT

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

   East of England representative of corneal transplant surgeons for Ocular Tissue Advisory Group (OTAG), NHS B&T

•   Elected Council Member - UK and Ireland Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Society (UKISCRS)

Member of Royal college of Ophthalmologists (London), UK and Ireland society of cataract and refractive surgeons (UKISCRS), European and Americal society of cataract and refractive surgeons (ESCRS and ASCRS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Tuesday AM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Rajan qualified in 1994 and has 15 years experience in ophthalmology. He underwent specialist ophthalmic training in London and the South East. His interest in corneal refractive surgery led to a research fellowship focusing on corneal wound healing mechanisms in laser refractive surgery at St Thomas’ Hospital, London with Professor John Marshall. His research in the field of corneal surgery led to a MD degree at the University of London with more than 20 peer reviewed publications in reputed scientific journals. Subsequently he underwent a 2-year corneal surgical fellowship at Moorfield’s eye hospital, London where he acquired extensive experience in newer techniques in corneal transplantation and excimer laser refractive surgery. He was appointed as consultant ophthalmic surgeon in 2007 and subsequently as Professor of ophthalmic and visual sciences to Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge in 2010, where he leads a team of researchers at the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU). He is presently the lead clinician for cataract and corneal surgery at Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Personal profile:

Mr Rajan enjoys walking, tennis, classical music and highly values his time with his two young daughters. 

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Mr Madhavan Rajan

Mr Madhavan Rajan Ophthalmology Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

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