Consultant Profile

Mr Niaz Islam

Mr Niaz Islam BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCOphth, FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Macular degeneration
    • Refractive surgery
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:
  • Cataract surgery including multi-focal intra-ocular lens implants to correct vision
  • Retinal laser and injections for macular degeneration (ARMD)
  • Diabetic eye disease, vein occlusions and uveitis
  • Primary care and minor procedures
Research interests:

Retinal imaging, uveitis and cataract surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

NHS: Moorfields Eye Hospital 

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

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01277 266 766
Mr Islam consults at Spire Hartswood Hospital on Monday afternoons.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Niaz Islam is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood, Essex, and Spire Roding Hospital in Redbridge, Essex offering private eye surgery in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Niaz Islam graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, for almost eight years including medical retinal fellowships and worked as a locum consultant in medical retina and uveitis. 
Niaz Islam has an established track record in teaching and research and continues to publish original research in peer-reviewed journals. He has a passion for education and teaching and is an educational supervisor and clinical tutor for all ophthalmic trainees within his NHS hospitals he currently works in the NHS: Moorfields Eye Hospital 

As an undergraduate, Mr Islam was awarded the Charles Oldham Essay Prize for Ophthalmology. He has been awarded numerous awards and prizes from the Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council (MRC), Clinical Endocrinology Trust and Zeneca Bursary from the Royal College of Pathologists. In 2005 and 2006 he received Recognition of Educational Excellence certificate by University College London (UCL) for clear explanations and medical student teaching methods.
Mr Islam strives to provide the best quality of care to his patients both in the NHS and in the independent sector. He has set up a macular degeneration diagnostic and treatment service at Queen’s Hospital, and now offers this service at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He is clinical lead for Havering and Barking & Dagenham diabetic retinopathy screening service.

Although he manages the full range of private ophthalmic referrals, Niaz Islam has a particular interest and experience in retina and cataract surgery. For patients needing cataract surgery, Mr Islam now offers the option of multi-focal intra-ocular lens implants which can eliminate the need for spectacles in many patients.

Personal profile:

I am married and live locally in Essex. I have two delightful daughters, who value the time I spend with them. My other non-clinical interests include DIY and home cinema.

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Mr Niaz Islam

Mr Niaz Islam, consultant ophthalmic (eye) surgeon, Spire Hartswood private hospital, Brentwood, Essex

For more information or to book an appointment

To book an appointment with one of our specialist consultants call 01277 266 766.

For other enquiries, including guide prices for treatment, call 01277 266 761. 

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