Consultant Profile

Mr Edward Lee

Mr Edward Lee PhD, BM, BCh, MA (Oxon) FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire St Anthony's Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Vitreo-retinal surgery
Special clinical interests:
Mr Edward Lee specialises in vitreoretinal and cataract surgeries, and the treatment of other retinal conditions including diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration. 
Research interests:

His research interests primarily relate to improving outcomes following retinal detachment surgeries.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Surgeon, Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

The European Society of Retina Specialists
The British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London)
The British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Tuesday evening
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Edward Lee is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Surgeon. He is based at the Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and has sub-specialty expertise in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, and acute ophthalmology.

Mr Lee studied medicine at Oxford University, where he won an Open Academic Scholarship from Brasenose College and a number of additional prizes. Since qualifying he has worked in the U.K. and New Zealand before sub-specialising with specialist fellowships at St. Thomas’ and Moorfields Eye Hospitals in London.

Mr Lee is a frequent presenter at national and international ophthalmology meetings. His principal areas of research relate to improving patient outcomes following retinal surgeries.

He also has expertise in retinal gene therapies and stem cell technologies which were the subject of his PhD at the world-leading Institute of Ophthalmology.  

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