Mr Simon Walker

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBChB FRCOphth


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Over the last 25 years, I have built up extensive experience in all things ocular. My particular surgical expertise lies in cataract and squint surgery, with a track record for excellent results. I stake my professional reputation on perfectionism, thoroughness and safety.I come from Chester and went to study medicine at Sheffield University in 1988. During this time, I ventured to Krishnankoil Rural Eye Hospital in South India for an influential elective period, and won a national award, The Duke-Elder Prize, in 1993.Thereafter, my post-graduate ophthalmic specialist training took place over 10 years. I was a Senior House Officer at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow and a Specialist Registrar at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. I gained additional Fellowship experience at King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals in London.I was appointed to my current NHS position as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Leighton and Macclesfield Hospitals in 2004, settling in the village of Hartford.As a Cheshire based Consultant Ophthalmologist in Private Practice for 10 years, I am pleased to offer a comprehensive general ophthalmic service, with sub-specialIty interest areas including paediatric eye care, oculo-mobility disorders and neuro-ophthalmology.
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Walker at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Neuro-ophthalmology
Squint surgery

Cataract surgery (micro-incision phaco-emulsification), Strabismus (Squint) Surgery, Paediatric eye care, Glaucoma, Extra-ocular motility disorders, Neuro-ophthalmology, Comfort problems (dry eye, allergy, contact lens, blepharitis, rosacea, demodex, new Blephex treatment), Cosmetic issues (papilloma, chalazion), Medico-legal reports

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at The Spire Regency, Macclesfield District General Hospital and Leighton Hospital, Crewe

Personal profile

I spend my free time with my family - we enjoy travelling, swimming, walking, cycling, gardening, music, theatre and cinema. I take green issues seriously and campaign for the countryside.

Contact information

Telephone 01625 505412/505406
Website http://www.thebestsense.com
Private secretary Mags
Private secretary fax 01625 501 800
Private secretary email info@spireregency.com