Mr Barsam is one of only a handful of Consultant surgeons in the UK who is fellowship trained in cornea, cataract and laser vision correction.
Mr Barsam sees patients with cataracts or corneal disease as well as any patients who would like to see clearly without the need for contact lenses or glasses. He takes time to explain all of the treatment options currently available and takes into account every patient's individual visual preferences and needs. His world-class training from both sides of the Atlantic allow him to offer his patients some of the best treatment available anywhere in the world.
Mr Barsam went to Cambridge University and University College London Medical Schools where he graduated with Honours and a Distinction in Surgery. He completed his residency training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and went on to complete a one year fellowship in New York where he worked closely with two of the US founding fathers of modern Cornea and Refractive Surgery. He followed this with an additional Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Western Eye Hospital in London.
Mr Barsam has published over 30 peer review publications, 6 book chapters and is the co-author of a comprehensive textbook of Ophthalmology. He is an invited reviewer for the major international journals in his field. He is a member of the editorial board for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe.
Mr Barsam has been a clinical examiner and lecturer for City University, School of Optometry. He is the lead instructor for a video based instructional course in refractive anterior segment surgery at both the American and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Mr Barsam is regularly invited to speak, chair and moderate research sessions nationally and internationally.