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Mr Simon G Levy

Mr Simon G Levy

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MD MRCP FRCS FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon G Levy at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

Ophthalmology: Eye surface disorders eg blepharitis, dry eye and allergy

                            Laser eye surgery

                            Corneal and external eye disease 

                            Glaucoma (Outpatients)

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Professional profile

Mr Simon G Levy MD MRCP FRCS FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in private and NHS practice, whose expertise is in the 'front' of the eye. Mr Levy's specialist Fellowships were at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and the prestigious Gimble Eye Centre in Canada where he was trained by Dr Howard V Gimble, a founding father of modern eye surgery. Mr Levy holds the FRCS and FRCOphth diplomas in clinical ophthalmology and a research MD on cornea pathology. Before becoming an ophthalmologist he trained in internal medicine and was awarded the MRCP (UK) diploma.

His clinical emphasis is on maximising quality of vision and minimising spectacle dependence after refractive and cataract surgery, optimising his patients' physical and mental comfort during surgery and innovative refractive and cornea procedures. Mr Levy was amongst the first surgeons in the UK to perform Lasik. Other career highlights include performing the first no-suture cornea transplant in the UK, advising the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) on Intacs cornea implants for keratoconus and implanting the first intraocular lens in the UK made by Rayner (the company that, in 1949, manufactured the world's first intraocular lens), capable of correcting presbyopia and astigmatism simultaneously. Mr Levy's private practice is at selected centres with superb equipment including Spire Bushey Hospital. In the NHS he is based at North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.


Clinical Interests


Mr Levy's expertise is in the 'front' of the eye, which includes: Customised cataract surgery, refractive surgery (using laser and lens implants), eye surface disorders (such as blepharitis, dry eye and allergy) and cornea surgery. He specialises in minimising spectacle dependence after surgery and in innovative eye surgical technologies: for example he performed the first no-suture cornea transplant done in the UK.

Private contact details

Telephone 020 8901 5555
Email simonlevy@eyesite.org
Website http://www.eyesite.org
Private secretary telephone 020 8445 3212
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the United Kingdom Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

Mr Levy has a young family, enjoys the visual arts, travelling and hill walking and has gourmet tendencies.  

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Financial Interests

Mr Levy owns 100% of the topographer; a diagnostic kit used in out-patients. Mr Levyowns 50% of an OCT diagnostic machine used at Spire Bushey Hospital. (The remaining share of the equipment is owned by another consultant).

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