Mr Timothy Dabbs

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB FRCS FRCOphth


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I am a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery. I trained in Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham before being appointed as a consultant in 1990. I have worked in Leeds ever since and was, for 10 years, director of special surgical services and ophthalmology at St James University Hospital.

I provide general ophthalmic services but have a special interest in the surgical treatment of retinal diseases and have pioneered the treatment of age related macular degeneration using anti-VEGF drugs at Spire Leeds Hospital.

I also undertake general ophthalmic surgical treatments such as cataract and the management of glaucoma and undertake laser treatment for a variety of retinal diseases.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Timothy Dabbs at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Corneal and external eye disease
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • Macular degeneration

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Ophthalmology

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds

Personal profile

I am a Yorkshireman by birth and have lived and worked in the Leeds area since 1990 with my wife and four children. When I have time I am a keen walker, swimmer and cyclist, and with my family I've greatly enjoyed exploring the delights of the Yorkshire countryside over the years.

Contact information

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Janet Nichols
Private secretary telephone 0113 218 5941, 01943 878314 or 07979 506314
Private secretary email janet.nichols@spirehealthcare.com