Consultant Profile

Mr Theo Empeslidis

Mr Theo Empeslidis MD,CCT, FRCophth. FEBOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:

My main clinical interest lies in the field of retina conditions and uveitis. I am leading the Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) service at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and treat patients with a plethora of retina conditions.

Research interests:

My research interest lies in the field of AMD and retina conditions.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary

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

Medical Ophthalmology Society
East Midland Ophthalmology Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Alternate Thursday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Following training in Greece, London and Leicester Mr Empeslidis became a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester in 2011 where he now leads the Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) service.

Mr Empeslidis is a Principal investigator for several retina research trials as well as having a keen interest in Uveitis. He was awarded the clinical excellence award from the Macular Society in 2013 for his commitment to research and the continuous improvement in the AMD service at the Leicester Royal Infirmary where he is also responsible for the implementation of treatments in diabetic retinopathy and vein occlusions with anti VEGF agents.

Mr Empeslidis is responsible for the training of an enthusiastic group of medical retina trainees and enjoys teaching both medical students and junior colleagues. He is a senior examiner in various professional exams and has published several papers in peer reviewed journals and written several chapters in books.

Personal profile:

Mr Empeslidis enjoys family life and the English countryside where he lives with his wife and two children.

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Mr Theo Empeslidis

Mr Theo Empeslidis Ophthalmology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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