Miss Hope Ross is a consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Good Hope Hospital, Heart of England Foundation Trust and the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, since her appointment in 1993. She is clinical director of Ophthalmology in Heart of England Foundation Trust and is honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham. She trained at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast and the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital. She was a research Fellow at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York.
Miss Hope-Ross is past President of the Midland Ophthalmological Society (2005-2006); honorary Secretary of the Midland Ophthalmological Society (1998-2004); Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists; Chair of the Hollier charity steering committee; President of the Ophthalmic Imaging Association (2006-2009).
She has published over 50 papers articles and two book chapters. She has organised symposia and lectured extensively on cataract surgery and retinal diseases including macular degeneration, both nationally and internationally.
She specialises in the refractive aspects of cataract surgery and medical retinal diseases (including diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration). Her medical retinal practice includes management of diabetic eye disease and the treatment of age-related macular degeneration with vascular endothelial growth factors including Lucentis, Avastin, laser photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy and triamcinolone.
Specialist Interests: Cataract surgery, Retinal disorders
Monique has retired from clinical practice but remains an external advisor to the Spire Eye Centre.