Mr Christopher Stephenson

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBCh, FRCS(Ed), FCS(Ophth), Cert LRS.


Specialises in

  • Cataract removal surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Laser eye surgery

I am an NHS Consultant with over 25 years experience as an Ophthalmology Consultant. I specialise in microincision cataract surgery, corneal and refractive laser eye surgery, and also deal with common corneal diseases, contact lens related conditions and dry eye management.

I qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburgh, South Africa in 1983. I underwent vocational training in family medicine and worked in general practice before returning to specialise in ophthalmology, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1995. I then undertook a doctoral program at St Thomas' Hospital, London investigating LASIK and PRK laser surgery for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.

I am a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and an honorary consultant ophthalmic surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital, London with sub specialty interests in corneal, cataract and refractive surgery.

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General Medical Council Number: C3050826

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher Stephenson at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Premium microincision cataract surgery
  • Multifocal / Toric / Phakic intraocular lens implants
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Keratoconus management
  • Dry eye management / Blepharitis / Keratitis

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Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBCh / University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine

Current NHS posts

Addenbrooke's NHS Trust

Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 01223 266990