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.