Consultant Profile

Mr Gbemi Oworu

Mr Gbemi Oworu MBBS, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed), FWACS, PGCert, MCMI
Practicing at:
Spire Elland Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Non-surgical procedures
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Facial surgery
    • Skin cancer
    • Soft tissue injuries
Special clinical interests:

General Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Watery eyes
Ophthalmic plastic and lacrimal surgery
Surgery for droopy eyelids (ptosis)
External eye disease
Dry eyes, meibomian gland dysfunction
Glaucoma treatment

Cosmetic Surgery (eyes)
Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) or eye bag removal
Brow lift surgery
Cosmetic mole removal

Plastic Surgery (eyes)
Cancer of the eyelids, mole, cyst, skin tag or wart removal
Soft tissue injuries

Research interests:

Numerous publications in international journals including International ophthalmology, Investigative ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Lead Clinician, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member, North of England Ophthalmologists Society
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member, External Reference Group of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Member, British Medical Association
Member, Charted Management Institute (UK)
Fellowships (Advanced Surgical Training)
Oculoplastic Fellowship - Maidstone Hospital, Kent

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:
01422 324041 or 324020
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon in Huddersfield and Halifax.

I did my Higher Surgical Training in the prestigious Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow and also did an Advanced Subspecialty Training in Oculoplastic Surgery in Maidstone Hospital, Kent.
I am currently the Head of Department of Ophthalmology in Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust where I carry out Oculoplastic Surgery.

In private practice I carry out cosmetic surgery on the face in addition to my general ophthalmology work (including cataract surgery).

I am a member of several international bodies including British Oculoplastic Surgical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London), Royal College of Surgeon Edinburgh, External reference group of NICE and Institute of Chartered Management (UK).

I hold consultations here at the Elland Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning and Thursday evenings

Outcome measures: (NHS and Private Practice) 2013
Readmission to ward within 28 days of discharge= 0%
Readmission to theatre within 28 days of surgery = 0%
Infection (Endophthalmitis) following cataract surgery = 0%

Personal profile:

I am married with two children.
In my spare time I play tennis and I plan to learn saxophone soon.  

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Mr Gbemi Oworu

Mr Olugbemisola Oworu Cosmetic Surgery, Ophthalmology & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Elland, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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