Consultant Profile

Mr Raghavan Sampath

Mr Raghavan Sampath MBBS, DO, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Eyes
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Oculoplastic surgery
    • Squint surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Facial surgery
Special clinical interests:
Small incision sutureless cataract surgery with drops, eyelid surgery, minimal access lacrimal/orbital surgery including thyroid eye disease.
Research interests:
Endoscopic surgery for watery eyes, thyroid eye disease, orbital diseases.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Consultant Ophthalmologist, St.Mary's Hospital, Melton Mowbray NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Ophthalmic Plastic Society
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Medical Association
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Judith  Lacey
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 2743709
Personal email address:
Tuesday evening, alternate Wednesday mornings and Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Sampath runs a busy tertiary referral centre for lid, lacrimal and orbit surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Spire Leicester Hospital. He is also an internationally recognised trainer for the subspeciality by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. His team continues to present research papers done under his supervison at international conferences in Europe, USA, Asia. He holds honorary contract at various other hospitals like Queens Medical Nottingham, Milton Keynes and also a hospital in South India. He operates at these centres for complex pathology and for teaching purposes.

He is one of the few dedicated eyelid surgeons in the country. He trained at Manchester, Kings College Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital London.

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Mr Raghavan Sampath

Mr Raghavan Sampath Cosmetic Surgery, Ophthalmology & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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