Consultant Profile

Mr Sanjiv Banerjee

Mr Sanjiv Banerjee MBBS, DO, MS, FRCSEd (Ophth), PhD (Bristol)
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Macular degeneration
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory eye diseases
Macular diseases
Age related macular disease
Cataract surgery 
Diabetic eye disease.

Research interests:

Diabetes, age related eye diseases, inflammatory eye diseases

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, UHW, Cardiff

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
British Medical Association

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

Sanjiv Banerjee is a consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Univeristy Hospital Wales and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Cardiff University.

He did his basic medical training in Calcutta in India. He then trained in Ophthalmology in the Oxford deanery at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon. His higher surgical training was completed in Bath and Bristol Eye Hospital. He was a Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the University of Bristol. During this period he received substantial research grants and did basic research in immunological processes in the eye. He then trained as Medical Retina Fellow at Bristol Eye Hospital. Before his tenure appointment in Cardiff he was a Consultant at Bristol Eye Hospital.

He has expertise in the use of all three anti VEGF treatments and photodynamic therapy for macular degeneration. He has been involved in the clinical trials assessing these treatments. He has expertise in the use monoclonal antibodies and other immunomodulators for all ocular inflammatory diseases. He has a special interest in cataract surgery and diabetic eye disease.

His practice includes general Ophthalmology, with a special interest in cataract surgery and medical Ophthalmology, including diabetes and age-related macular degeneration.

Personal profile:

In his spare time, Sanjiv is a keen swimmer and enjoys travelling, good food and wine, classical music and reading, especially socio-political history.

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Mr Sanjiv Banerjee

Mr Sanjiv Banerjee Consultant Ophthalmologist at Spire Cardiff Hospital

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