Consultant Profile

Dr Pankaj  Agarwal

Dr Pankaj  Agarwal MBBS, DO, MRCOphth, FRCSEd
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Lacrimal disorders
Special clinical interests:

Cataract surgery (phacoemulsification)
Glaucoma lasers including selective laser trabeculoplasty, peripheral Iridotomy and Yag capsulotomy
Glaucoma surgery including Trabeculectomy and Glaucoma drainage devices i.e tube surgery

Research interests:

Role of lens extraction in angle closure Glaucoma
Selective laser trabeculoplasty
Glaucoma treatment compliance
Ocular surface disease and glaucoma

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh
St John’s Hospital, Livingston (NHS Lothian)
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member: Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London
Member: Scottish Ophthalmological Club
All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal(OSWB)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Shawfair: Thursday 9am-10.30am
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist with special interest and expertise in Glaucoma at Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh and St John's Hospital, Livingston and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Edinburgh.

My clinical expertises are in Cataract surgery (Phacoemulsifcation), All types of lasers for Glaucoma and Glaucoma surgery including Trabeculectomy (augmented) and tube surgery.

I also provide advice to patients with dry eyes, watery eyes and most of the anterior segment problems.

Personal profile:

After doing his initial studies and post graduation in India, Dr Agarwal completed his ophthalmology training in Glasgow. He lives locally in Edinburgh.  He loves playing cricket and listening music in his spare time.

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