Consultant Profile

Mr James Kirwan

Mr James Kirwan MA, FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Glaucoma treatment
Research interests:
Evidence based glaucoma treatment
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Queen Alexandra, Hospital Portsmouth
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
02392 632930
Private secretary:
Samantha Meeson
Private secretary telephone number:
02392 632930
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Kirwan's main areas of expertise are glaucoma, cataract and general ophthalmology. After completing training in South West Thames and Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1994, he has worked as a trust research / clinical fellow at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

He has organised a multi-centre trial of glaucoma surgery in South Africa. Other research interests include glaucoma epidemiology - particularly with reference to prevention of blindness and safety of therapy.

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Mr James Kirwan

Mr James Kirwan Ophthalmology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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