Consultant Profile

Mr Neil Rowson

Mr Neil Rowson MB ChB, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Eyes
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Macular degeneration
    • Oculoplastic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cataract surgery, Oculoplastic & lacrimal surgery, Cosmetic eyelid surgery.

Research interests:

Acquired lacrimal drainage obstruction in patients on chemotherapy.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
British Oculoplastic Surgical Society

Financial interests/shares:

Owns 100% of ophthalmology outpatient diagnosis equipment used at the hospital.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01892 740 789
Private secretary:
Miss Alison Davis
Private secretary telephone number:
01892 740 789
Private secretary fax:
01892 740 791
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Mr Rowson sees private patients on Mondays and Thursdays every week
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Neil Rowson qualified from Leeds Medical School in 1982. He trained in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and Birmingham Eye Hospital. He held specialist Fellowship posts in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital surgery at Moorfields and at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, before taking up his NHS post in 1997. Since then he has developed a busy, well equiped private practice specialising in small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, including cosmetic lid surgery.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of ophthalmologists, a member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society and a member of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons.

Personal profile:

Mr Rowson lives with his wife and four children in Tunbridge Wells. Aside from his professional interests he is an avid reader, has run several marathons and is a keen sailor and fencer.

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