Consultant Profile

Dr Peter Koay

Dr Peter Koay MA, MB BCh, BAO, FRCSI, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Lacrimal disorders
Special clinical interests:

Phacoemulsification cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation
Cornea and External Eye Disease
Dry Eye Disease and Ocular Surface Disorders
Pterygium and conjunctival autograft

Research interests:

Small incision cataract surgery and Aspheric intra-ocular lens implants
Tear Dysfunction Syndrome

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, NHS Lothian, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh
Consultant Ophthalmologist, NHS Lothian, St John’s Hospital, Livingston
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

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

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
The Bowman Club (society of UK corneal surgeons)
Scottish Corneal Club
Medical Contact Lens & Ocular Surface Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Shawfair: Thursday pm

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