Consultant Profile

Mr William Green

Mr William Green FRCOphth, FRCS, DO, BSc Physiol
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Macular degeneration
    • Neuro-ophthalmology
    • Retinal disease
    • Vitreo-retinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cataract surgery
Vitreo-retinal surgery
Retinal disease including:
Macular degeneration
Macular hole
Epiretinal membrane
Retinal detachment

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Year of first medical qualification:
1982; Fellowship Accreditation 1994
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmology
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member of The Royal Society of Medicine
Member of British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
Fellow of the European Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
British Medical Association
Member of European Vitreoretinal Society
Southern Ophthalmological Society
Clinical lead and Director, Consultant Eye Surgeons Partnership

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Carol Longland
Private secretary telephone number:
02392 456 050
Personal email address:
Monday morning and Wednesday evening clinics
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Green decided that he would study ophthalmology early in his medical student training and spent some time engaged in genetic research into retinoblastoma at The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA as a medical student.

Mr Green qualified in Medicine at The Royal London Hospital and undertook training posts in neurosurgery and plastic surgery. He then completed his ophthalmic training at Portsmouth and in London at St Thomas’ Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen’s Square. He was appointed to the post of Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Queen Alexandra Hospital in June 1995.

His clinical practice encompasses general eye conditions however he specialises in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery and he regularly engages in teaching and training of junior surgeons.

He is also a visiting fellow for the charities: Lifeline Express, in China and the World Sight Foundation (see website links below).

Mr Green undertakes general ophthalmology and vitreoretinal outpatient clinics and surgery as well as laser and cataract operating lists.

Personal profile:

Mr Green is married with two children. When he has time he enjoys astronomy, walking and windsurfing.

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Mr William Green

Mr William Green Ophthalmology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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