Mr Ziad Estephan

Consultant Ophthalmologist

FRCS (Glasgow)

Specialises in

  • Retinal diseases
  • Cataract removal surgery
  • General ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma treatment

I am an experienced ophthalmologist with 20 years of post-training experience in ophthalmology, including 15 years in the UK.

I have excellent skills in complex cataract surgery with a few thousand documented and continuously audited cases. The results of a recent audit of my toric intraocular lenses to correct astigmatism were comparable to the results of large eye hospitals in the UK.

In my recent appraisal, the audit of intra-vitreal injections and laser procedures, showed that the complication rate was 0%.

In addition, I have excellent skills and knowledge of medical retina, general ophthalmology and laser procedures. My general ophthalmology experience is very wide and that includes acute eye diseases, non-surgical glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology.

I am a permanent consultant at Calderdale and Huddersfield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

In the UK, I worked at University Hospitals Aintree NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool), Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts and since September 2013, I have been working at Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts.


General Medical Council Number: C6065813

Treatment information

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Additional information

Special clinical interests: Cataract surgery with different models of intra-ocular lenses including toric intraocular lnese and premium multifocal intraocular lenses. Medical retina: In general, all aspects of medical retina, including treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, intra-vitreal injections of different drugs. General ophthalmology, including neuro-ophthalmology, non-surgical glaucoma, eyelids and corneal diseases.

FRCS (Glasgow) / Glasgow / 2015
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

MRCSEd in Ophthalmology / Edinburgh / 2005
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh