Consultant Profile

Mr Kobus Pauw  

Mr Kobus Pauw   MBChB DA(SA) MMed (Ophth) FCS (SA) Ophth
Practicing at:
Spire Methley Park Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Oculoplastic surgery
Special clinical interests:
  •     Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  •     Laser Refractive Surgery
  •     Paediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery
  •     Anterior Segment and Eyelid surgery
  •     Glaucoma


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (UKISCRS)
  • The North of England Ophthalmological Society
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • World Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01977 664217
Thursday evenings and Friday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:


Mr Pauw is a British born South African. He completed his Medical and Ophthalmology training at University of Stellenbosch and Cape Town in South Africa. After qualifying in Ophthalmology, Mr Pauw was in full time private practice in South Africa for eight years, before relocating to the UK. He was then appointed as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. 

He has completed more than 16000 cataract and refractive procedures and more than 2000 eyelid and strabismus procedures during his time in practice.

 Mr Pauw specialises in:
Small incision sutureless cataract surgery
Refractive Laser Eye Surgery
Eyelid surgery
Strabismus surgery with adjustable sutures

He has presented numerous papers at national and international meetings on various ophthalmology topics.


Personal profile:


In his spare time he enjoys family life, walking in the Dales and the Peaks, watching rugby and sailing.

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Mr Kobus Pauw  

Mr Kobus Pauw Ophthalmology Consultant, Leeds, private hospital specialist.

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