Mr Ijaz Sheikh

Consultant Ophthalmologist

FRCS (Ophth)

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Mr Ijaz Sheikh is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. His special clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, complex uveitis cases, cataract and eyelid surgery.

He provides a prompt, patient centred and customised service for all his patients, using the latest techniques and instruments for the highest professional standards. Mr Sheikh has performed treatments such as intravitreal injection therapy, laser treatment for diabetic eye diseases and other retinal problems. Mr Sheikh has several international publications and presentations and is actively involved in the teaching and training of other ophthalmologists, optometrists and nurses. He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ijaz Sheikh at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Diabetic eye disease
Retinal disease
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration

Diabetic eye disease, Uveitis

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Oxford Ophthalmological Congress

European Retinal Society

Current NHS posts

Consultant ophthalmologist, Surrey & Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am married with a son, who is following in my footsteps. I also enjoy travelling, gardening and cricket.