Mr Hemal Mehta

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Specialises in

Mr Hemal Mehta is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in medical retina conditions (eg age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease) and cataract surgery. Mr Hemal Mehta also participates in the general ophthalmology on call rota at a busy London teaching hospital managing a wide range of ocular pathology, including allergic eye disease, blepharitis, chalazia and dry eyes.The clinical research during his fellowships at Sydney Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital is the basis of his MD thesis on ‘Novel endpoints in diabetic retinopathy clinical trials’ registered at Cambridge University. He is the Lead for Ophthalmic Clinical Trials Research at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust where he is actively involved in evaluating emerging therapies. He is dedicated to high quality patient care.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hemal Mehta at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Intravitreal injections for Age-related macular degeneration
  • Intravitreal injections for Diabetic macular oedema
  • Intravitreal injections for Retinal vein occlusions
  • Diabetic retinopathy screening

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration

General ophthalmology

Qualification and professional memberships

Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos / Cambridge University / 2002
Cambridge University, Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos, 2002

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery / University College London / 2005
University College London, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2005

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists / Royal College of Ophthalmologists / 2012
Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Retinal Specialists

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

British Medical Association

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Research and publications

Mr Hemal Mehta is the Ophthalmology Clinical Research Lead at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. Details of his scientific publications are available at

Current NHS posts

Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital

Contact information

Telephone 020 8901 5555
Private secretary Mrs Sue Hack
Private secretary telephone 07566 223 705
Private secretary email