Consultant Profile

Mr Pieter Gouws

Mr Pieter Gouws MBChB (Pretoria)
Practicing at:
Spire Sussex Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:
Complex cataract surgery, complex adult glaucoma, medical retina.
Research interests:
Glaucoma, cataract.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Conquest Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01424 755470 ext 8742
Private secretary telephone number:
01424 755470 ext 8742
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Pieter Gouws holds the post of consultant ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. He completed two fellowships prior to taking up this post, specialising in Glaucoma (Toronto, Canada) and Medical Retina (Bristol, England). He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, presented at national and international events and completed numerous clinical and laboratory research projects in Ophthalmology. Pieter Gouws also has a keen interest in teaching and holds qualifications in career counselling and medical education.

Pieter has developed a direct cataract referral service as well as a rapid access Lucentis treatment clinic for Macular Degeneration locally and is the clinical lead in Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme, now screening over 15,000 diabetic patients in East Sussex annually.

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Mr Pieter Gouws

Mr Pieter Gouws Ophthalmology Consultant, Hastings, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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