Mr Neil Rowson

Mr Neil Rowson


Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Neil Rowson at Spire include:

Ophthalmology at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Other treatments

Cosmetic Surgery: Eyeslids, Cataract surgery, Oculoplastic surgery, Lacrimal disorders. Trabeculectomy Punctoplasty Pteryguim Correction of ptosis Dacryocysto-rhinostomy

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Professional profile

I qualified from Leeds Medical School in 1982. He trained in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and Birmingham Eye Hospital. I held specialist Fellowship posts in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital surgery at Moorfields and at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, before taking up my NHS post in 1997.

Since then I have developed a busy, well equiped private practice specialising in small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, including cosmetic lid surgery.

I am 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 and; Reconstructive Surgeons. I am also the Vice President of the Ophthalmology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Research Interest: Acquired lacrimal drainage obstruction in patients on chemotherapy.

I am available Mondays, Thursdays and Friday mornings.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Lacrimal disorders
Oculoplastic surgery
Paediatric ophthalmology
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Refractive surgery
Squint surgery
Vitreo-retinal surgery
Retinal disease

Cosmetic eyelid surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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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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Financial Interests

Mr Neil Rowson owns 100% of the outpatient ophthalmology equipment used in the hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741 150
Private secretary Maura Smith
Private secretary telephone 01892 740789
Private secretary fax 01892 740 791
Private secretary email

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