Consultant Profile

Mr Hanish Chauhan

Mr Hanish Chauhan Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) Orthoptics
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Orthoptist
Special clinical interests:

Paediatric and adults patients with diplopia (double vision), eye movement abnormalities, lazy eye (ambylopia), squints and defects of binocular vision.

Research interests:


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Specialist Orthoptist and Clinical Tutor UHL - Leicester Royal Infirmary and community clinics.

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

British and Irish Orthoptic Society
Health and Care Professions Council

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Evenings and Saturdays
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Hanish Chauhan graduated from University of Sheffield in 2008 and over the past few years has taken full advantage of the opportunity to consolidate his knowledge and become a competent and an experienced clinician, gaining a good range of experience in Orthoptics.

His speciality includes examining and managing paediatric and adult patients with diplopia (double vision), eye movement abnormalities, lazy eye (ambylopia), squints and defects of binocular vision.  Hanish has a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology which involves assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with cranial nerve palsies.

Working in a large teaching hospital, he regularly teaches medical students (University of Leicester), pre-reg optometrists and orthoptic students, he finds this rewarding and is keen to continue and build up on this aspect of his work.  Hanish has completed a clinical tutors course from University of Liverpool to further his teaching skills and regularly conducts interesting case presentations to other professionals within the eye department.

Other clinical experience include biometrys (measurements of the eyes) for cataract patients and glaucoma clinics which include measuring eye pressures, testing visual fields and working independently in community hospitals.

Personal profile:

Hanish considers himself quite active and plays football, cricket, pool and snooker regularly. He plays five a side football for the official UHL hospital eye department team. Hanish is a big fan of Manchester United and Leicester City and tries to watch as many games as he can.  Hanish loves travelling and has travelled to many different countries which include India, Australia, France, Spain, USA, Dubai, Holland and Italy. 

Hanish is bilingual and fluent in English and Gujarati.

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Mr Hanish Chauhan

Mr Hanish Chauhan Allied Health Professionals Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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