Consultant Profile

Mr  Periyasamy  Kumar

Mr  Periyasamy  Kumar MBBS, MS(Ophtho), FRCS(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:

Ocular Ultrasound, Uveitis and use of anti TNF therapy in the management of Uveitis, Intravitreal therapy for the management of uveitis and retinal diseases.

Research interests:

Immunomodulation in uveitis treatment
Contrast Enhanced Ocular ultrasound

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals of Leicester

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

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Member European Retinal Specialist
Member British Medical Association
Member Medical Defence Union

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Judith  Lacey
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 274 3709
Private secretary email address:
Alternate Wednesday mornings.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Kumar completed his fellowship training in uveitis and medical retina at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

He manages patients with ocular inflammation and provides treatment for various medical retinal disorders including age-related macular degeneration and retinal vascular disorders.

Mr Kumar established the Ultrasound Bio Microscopy service at Leicester Royal Infirmary which provides a regional service for adults and children in anterior and posterior segment ocular ultrasound in complex ocular disorders.

He has extensive experience in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

Personal profile:

Mr Kumar enjoys playing cricket and badminton and relaxes listening to music. He also enjoys playing Tabla.

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