Mr Samir Mahmood

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MBChB, CABOphth, MD, FRCS (Ophth), DCRS

"I really enjoy working at Spire Harpenden Hospital with superb ophthalmic facilities and dedicated staff who provide a high quality of care to all patients."


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I have been an ophthalmic surgeon for 31 years and am an expert in cataract surgery in patients with or without retinal disorders. I specialise in general ophthalmology with specific interests in age related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions, diabetic retinopathy and uveitis.

To date, I have performed 3,424 cataract procedures with lens implants, 3,914 retinal procedures including intravitreal injections, 1,464 laser for the retina, 499 procedures for glaucoma in addition of a variety of other eye procedures including YAG laser capsulotomies and minor lid procedures.

As a lead for urgent eye care and rapid access service, I am dedicated to ensuring that the services we offer are safe, effective, well led, caring and responsive.

I have been awarded a Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from Ulster University, UK. I completed my basic ophthalmic specialist training in Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, UK, followed by training at the University Hospital of Leicester. My subspecialty training culminated in a two-year retina and uveitis at the prestigious University Hospital of Cambridge and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

I am an NHS Consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Lister Hospital, Stevenage and the New QE II, Welwyn Garden City.

My busy clinical practice is complemented by my involvement in teaching and research. I lecture widely to doctors, surgeons, patient groups, GPs and other health professionals. I have published research work and articles in the international peer reviewed journals.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Samir Mahmood at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Intravitreal injections of Lucentis, Eylea and Ozurdex
  • Laser for the retina
  • Laser for glaucoma

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Additional information

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

Diploma in cataract and refractive surgery / Ulster University and Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK / 2016
Diploma is a degree given as a sub specialty in the field
FRCS is a degree given to specialize in ophthalmology


Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Medical & Dental Defense Union of Scotland

British Medical Association


Professional leadership

Urgent Eye Care and Primary Care Lead

Lister and New QEII Hospitals

  • Doing charity work abroad to support orphans
  • Practicing regular sports such as cycling, gymnasium and swimming
  • Reading history and wisdoms
  • Listening to soft music
  • Tourism and visiting ancient places
Telephone 07891 665271
Email samazizm@gmail.com
Website https://www.drmahmood.co.uk/
Private secretary Mrs Alison Day, Ms Majee
Private secretary telephone 07875 842708; 07960 479294
Private secretary email dayalison747@gmail.com; samazizm@gmail.com