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Mr Vijay Savant

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MRCOphth, FRCS (Ed), MS, DOMS, MBBS

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vijay Savant at Spire include:

Ophthalmology at Spire Leicester Hospital

Other treatments

Mr Savant treats corneal and external eye disease and performs cataract and refractive surgery.

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Professional profile

I completed my specialist training at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. I completed a Junior Fellowship in Uveitis and Inflammatory disorders at the University of Birmingham and a Corneal Fellowship at Birmingham and Leicester.

I have extensive experience in general ophthalmology and Cataract surgery and am the Lead Clinician for the Emergency Eye Services at University Hospitals of Leicester.

I have published work in national and international journals and review the work of my peers for international journals as well as presenting work at national and international meetings.

Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Refractive surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Cornea and External Eye Disease - Corneal transplant and Collagen cross linkage, Cataract surgery - Accommodative and Multifocal Implants. Refractive Surgery - Laser Vision Correction and Presbyopia, Allergic Eye Disease, Infective Keratitis - herpetic and acanthamoeba keratitis.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association BMA
UK Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society
European Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Professional leadership


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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Lead Clinician for Emergency Eye Services - University Hospitals of Leicester

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Personal Profile

My leisure time is spent with the family. I am passionate about cricket and regularly play in the cricket leagues during the cricket season. Other interests include movies and theatre and I am currently learning to play the guitar. I also speak Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi and Marathi.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Nicky Daly
Private secretary telephone 0116 270 8033

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