Consultant Profile

Mr Aidan Murray

Mr Aidan Murray BSc(Hons), MBBS, FRCOpthh
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Oculoplastic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cataract surgery
Reconstruction of Mohs micrographic surgery defects
The watering eye including endoscopic DCR/Lester Jones tubes
Eyelid and eyebrow surgery following facial palsey
Socket reconstructive surgery including hydroxyapatite 9coral) implants
Orbital tumours
Orbital decompression surgery
Thyroid eye disease
Eyelid and orbital reconstruction following trauma
Facial skin lumps
Eyelid/perioculartumour surgery
Entropian/ectropian surgery
Ptosis surgery (droopy upper eyelids)
Non-surgical cosmetic treatments:, botulinum toxin injections
Eyebrow lifts (direct, endoscopic, internal browpexy)
Cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)

Research interests:

Mr Murray has presented at many national and international meetings and has published widely.

He is currently carrying out a joint project with the mechanical engineering department of the University of Birmingham, into the tension of speculae used for cataract surgery.  It is hoped that this will then lead onto a clinical study into the association between the tension in speculae pre-operatively and post operative epiphora and ptosis.


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Midland Oculoplastic Surgeons Society
British Oculoplastic Surgery Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7171
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 455 8066
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Murray trained as an undergraduate at the Royal London Hospital Medical. He completed his specialist training in the West Midlands, based at the Birmingham and Midland Eye centre. He undertook fellowships in Oculoplastic Surgery at Moorfields Hospital, London and Salisbury Hospital, with the leaders in the field of Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal surgery.

He is a specialist in small incision Cataract surgery, and in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital surgery. This includes aesthetic procedures such as cosmetic eyelid surgery.  Mr Murray runs the Oculoplastic services at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and at University Hospital NHS Trust.

He Founded the Midland Oculoplastic Surgeons Society and is a founder member of The British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society.

He is a fellow and senior examiner for The Royal College of Ophthalomologists.

Personal profile:

Aidan Murray is married with 4 children.  He lives near to Parkway Hospital. 

His sporting passion is sailing and he sails a laser 2000 with his children at Draycote water sailing club.  He loves sailing in the Solent, and has his Day Skipper qualification.

Mr Murray  also enjoys classical guitar.

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Mr Aidan Murray

Mr Aidan Murray Ophthalmology Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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