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Miss Brinda Muthusamy

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MBChb MRCPUK FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Brinda Muthusamy at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

Adult Strabismus (Squint) Surgery; Temporal Artery Biopsy

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Professional profile

I received my medical training and degree from the University of Edinburgh and trained in accident & emergency followed by general medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. I obtained the Membership to the Royal College of Physicians before starting my training in opthalmology. My higher surgical training in ophthalmology was completed at the Bristol Eye Hospital and am a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist.

I worked as a clinical fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA, where I completed a paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus fellowship followed by a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology. I was appointed to my current post as a consultant in paediatric and neuro-ophthalmology at Addenbrookes Hospital in 2013. Addenbrookes is a tertiary referral centre for neurology, neuro-oncology and neurosurgery and I care for adults and children who's visual system in involved in their condition.

My general paediatric ophthalmology practice includes most paediatric ophthalmic conditions and surgical procedures: squint surgery, excision of lesions on the lid and brow, cataract surgery in children over the age of 3 years. During my fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, in the United States, I learned to perform paediatric squint surgery through a small keyhole incision and currently perform this routinely.

I treat adult squints and offer adjustable squint surgery to ensure a more predictable outcome to the surgery. I have been performing adult cataract surgery since my early training in 2003 and in my current role, I teach cataract surgery to trainee ophthalmologists in the NHS setting. I routinely perform micro-incisional, phacoemisification cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation.

I was appointed as the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Clinical Tutor at Addenbrookes Hospital and am responsible for overseeing the educational needs of the ophthalmology doctors in training.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Neuro-ophthalmology
Neuro-opthalmology
Ophthalmology
Paediatric ophthalmology
Paediatric ophthalmology
Squint surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Edinburgh / 1998
MBChB is a degree given to physicians on completion of their medical training at university.


Professional memberships

FRCOphth (Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists)
MRCPUK (Membership of the Royal College of Physicians UK)


Professional leadership

British Medical Association, British Isles Neuro-ophthalmology Club
North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990
Private secretary Sarah Cain