Mr Nachi Acharya
MB BS, MD, FRCSEd (Ophth)
I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist. I am a specialist Cataract surgeon and Clinical Lead for Medical Retina services based at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust since 2008.
I undertook my super specialist fellowships in Medical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital London and Aberdeen. I completed my specialist training in Ophthalmology at the West Midlands Deanery, Birmingham. Before this I had already attained an MD in Ophthalmology from the renowned All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
My professional memberships include the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the North of England Ophthalmic Society, Yorkshire Retina Society and the All India Ophthalmic Society.
I have extensively published in peer-reviewed journals, looking into retinal vein occlusion and the socio-economics of age-related macular degeneration. At present, I am Principal and co-investigator in a number of clinical trials for retinal diseases.
I am the Training Programme Director, in charge of training junior ophthalmologists in South Yorkshire region. I am also an educational supervisor and provide ophthalmology masterclasses for medical students. I am an Honorary senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield. I am a founding partner of MyEyeScan, a specialist ocular imaging service. I am also a trainer on the microsurgical course conducted by the Royal College of Ophthalmology, London.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nachi Acharya at Spire include: