Consultant Profile

Mr Craig Burnett

Mr Craig Burnett BSc(1st Hons) MB BS(London) FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Hesslewood Clinic and Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, Spire Lowfields Clinic
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Glaucoma treatment
Special clinical interests:

Glaucoma & Cataract specialist: Comprehensive Glaucoma management (diagnostics, medical treatment, surgical interventions, and laser modalities - including selective laser trabeculoplasty);

Micro-incision refractive cataract surgery (especially in glaucoma patients)



Current NHS and /or university posts:

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Financial interests/shares:

Mr Burnett is one of the Directors of Clearview Partners Ltd that own 100% of a light amplification device used at the Hospital for the laster trabeculoplasty service.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672 444
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 628 201
Tue 9am - 12 noon / Thu 2pm - 4.30pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Having finished his Basic Surgical Training in Bristol and then his Higher Surgical Training in Cambridge, Mr Burnett obtained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Ophthalmology and gained entry in the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council. He has subsequently completed a sub-specialist Fellowship in Glaucoma and received the International Glaucoma Association Research Award in 2005/06. His MD thesis, entitled 'Neuroprotection in Glaucoma', was registered in 2006/07. During his surgical electives from 1994 to 1997 mr Burnett was pleased to gain experience at the University of North Carolina (USA), the Republic of China (Taipei), and East Africa (Kenya). He has been appointed by the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust as a Consultant in Ophthalmology with a special interest in Glaucoma. He is in charge of providing a tertiary referral Glaucoma Service for the Region of East Yorkshire. Mr Burnett enjoys teaching & lecturing to medical students, opticians, other doctors & Glaucoma experts. He likes to stay at the forefront of medicine & surgery by keeping an active interest in research & developments and attending, as well as presenting at, International Conferences.

Personal profile:

Mr Burnett is happily married with two wonderful children. He likes to keep active and enjoys walking (mainly in the Peak District & in Scotland), skiing, diving, and playing water polo. He loves to travel to foreign places and enjoys good wine and exotic foods. He have a passion for music, especially alternative Blues Rock music.

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Mr Craig Burnett

Mr Craig Burnett

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