Consultant Profile

Miss Sudeshna  Patra

Miss Sudeshna  Patra FRCSEdin MSOphth DO
Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:

General ophthalmology

Retina including macular degeneration and diabetes

Cataract surgery and retinal lasers

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital, Clinical Lead for the Ophthalmology Department at Whipps Cross University Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8709 7878
Private secretary:
Mr Matthew Price
Private secretary telephone number:
07825 179188
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday mornings 9am till 10:30am
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Miss Sudeshna Patra was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital (part of Barts Health NHS Trust) in 2009 where she runs a specialist medical retina unit and performs complex cataract surgery.  She is the Lead Consultant for the macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular disease services.

She completed her specialist ophthalmic training in the South West Peninsular Deanery and attained her Certificate of Completion Training in June 2006.  She has been on the specialist register of the General Medical Council since September 2006.

Miss Patra has undertaken a research fellowship in macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre (2002) and a senior clinical fellowship in retinal disease at Kings College Hospital London (2007).  She holds both a Masters degree in Ophthalmology and a Diploma in Ophthalmology (University of Calcutta) and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (Ophthalmology).

She has published 16 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has an active interest in clinical research.

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