Ms Cornelia Poitelea

Consultant Opthalmologist

FRCOpht, MSc


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I completed comprehensive training in Ophthalmology in London and South East of England and have worked with worldwide known ophthalmologists. I pursued further advanced training in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital.I am a consultant Ophthalmologist who treats conditions such as cataract and post cataract conditions, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye).In 2014 I was appointed as a full time Consultant Ophthalmologist by the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust where I am the oculoplastics sub-specialist lead. I am passionate about teaching and currently oversee the junior doctors training in my position of College Tutor. I attend and present at national and international meetings.
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Cornelia Poitelea at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cosmetic surgery
Eyes

Special clinical interests: Lumps and bumps, Skin cancer, Eyelid malposition (entropion & ectropion), Ptosis, Brow ptosis, Upper lid blepharoplasty,

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

General Medical Council

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

British Oculoplastic and Surgical Society

British Medical Association

Personal profile

I believe in a healthy work/life balance and enjoy spending valuable time with my family. I have a long list of things I enjoy including travelling, reading and understanding more about human behaviour and interactions.

Contact information

Telephone 01273 828 148