Consultant Profile

Mr Timothy Dabbs

Mr Timothy Dabbs MB FRCS FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal disease
    • Vitreo-retinal surgery
Special clinical interests:
Research interests:

Retinopathy of prematurity

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 218 5941 or 01943 878314 or 07979 506314
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Timothy Dabbs is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery. He trained in Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham before being appointed as a consultant in 1990. Mr Dabbs has worked in Leeds ever since and was, for 10 years, Director of Special Surgical Services and Ophthalmology at St James University Hospital.

Mr Dabbs provides general ophthalmic services but has a special interest in the surgical treatment of retinal diseases and has pioneered the treatment of age related macular degeneration using anti-VEGF drugs at Spire Leeds Hospital.

Mr Dabbs also undertakes general ophthalmic surgical treatments such as cataract and the management of glaucoma and undertakes laser treatment for a variety of retinal diseases.

Personal profile:

Mr Timothy Dabbs is a Yorkshireman by birth and has lived and worked in the Leeds area since 1990 with his wife and four children. When he has time Mr Dabbs is a keen walker, swimmer and cyclist, and with his family has greatly enjoyed exploring the delights of the Yorkshire countryside over the years.

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Mr Timothy Dabbs

Mr Timothy Dabbs Ophthalmology Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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