Consultant Profile

Mr Patrick Watts

Mr Patrick Watts MB BS - Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery
MS - Master of Surgery
FRCS - Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
FRCOphth - Fellow Royal College of Opthalmologists
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Paediatric ophthalmology
    • Squint surgery
Special clinical interests:

Adult strabismus and ocular motility disorders
Small incision cataract surgery with folding intra-ocular lenses
Paediatric eye surgery

Research interests:

Epidemiococy of stereo vision in children
Eye problems associated with downs syndrome
Production of tears in neonates and premature infants

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

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

General Medical Council UK
Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK
American Academy of Opthalmology
American Academy of Paediatric Ophthalmology
British Medical Association
Association of Research in Vision and Opthalmology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Patrick Watts is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Mr Watts trained in Yorkshire and Windsor before entering the higher surgical training programme in Wales. He undertook training in paediatric opthalmology and strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and a Fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology in Toronto, Canada.
Mr Watts is a Member of the Paediatric Opthalmology Committee of the Royal College of Opthalmologists.

Personal profile:

Mr Watts enjoys spending his spare time with his three children. He plays Badminton regularly and is a fairweather runner (otherwise he uses the gym). He loves long walks and visiting new cities, taking in the architecture. On a miserable day there is nothing like a good book or DIY in the house.

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