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Miss  Marianne Shiew

Miss Marianne Shiew

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MBBSLond, FRCSEd(Ophthal)

"Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital provides excellent facilities for the management of ocular disease with state-of-the-art technology supporting modern ophthalmic surgical and outpatient practice. The staff are uniformly frie…"

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Marianne Shiew at Spire include:

Ophthalmology at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

Other treatments

Intravitreal Injections (Lucentis/ Eylea/ Avastin/ Ozurdex/ Illuvien), Retinal laser procedures (multispot PRP, subthreshold micropulse macular laser, retinal tear laser), Orbital floor injections

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specializing in Medical Retina. I have an interest in diseases of the retina such as those caused by diabetes, and other blood vessel problems such as retinal vein occlusions as well as age related macular degeneration. I treat these conditions with the most current therapies including intravitreal injections (Lucentis, Eylea, Avastin, Ozurdex, Iluvien) and laser treatments (including PRP, macular subthreshold/ micropulse laser). My medical practice emphasizes curative measures but also considers the impact of disease on the individual patient.

I trained in London at St Thomas’ Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. My sub-specialist fellowships were in Medical Retina and Uveitis. In addition I have an interest in general ophthalmology including small incision cataract surgery by phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation.

I have previously held the post of Clinical Lead of the Peterborough & Cambridgeshire Diabetic Eye Screening Service with responsibility for the clinical governance of the programme which delivered retinal screening to approximately 30,000 patients.

I have an honorary research fellowship at the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. I am currently a principal investigator in 3 national collaborative studies: STAR, DIAMONDS and CANDLE investigating treatments in Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic macular Oedema.

Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease

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Media Coverage

Nomination for National Award

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of London / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCSEd (Opthalmology) / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2009
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons

Member (Affiliate) of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists / London / 2010
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Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Affiliate Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead of the Peterborough and Cambridgeshire NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Service

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Royal College of Ophthalmologists Specialty Tutor

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Personal Profile

I have a longstanding interest in nature conservation, having performed projects as a BTCV volunteer in which I have gained skills such as traditional hedge laying. I lead an active lifestyle and train in crossfit. I also have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and the Japanese sword art of Iaido.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990
Private secretary Carol Dennis
Private secretary telephone 01223 266914
Private secretary fax 01223 266958
Private secretary email caroldennis@btconnect.com

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