Mr Douglas Newman

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MA, BM BCh, FRCOphth

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I am a consultant ophthalmologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. My clinical practice comprises general ophthalmology with sub-specialty interests in cataract surgery, vitreoretinal surgery (including retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage and macular disorders), and medical retina disorders (including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy). I provide consultation facilities for private patients at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.

I qualified from the University of Oxford Medical School. My specialist training in ophthalmology was undertaken at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. I have extensive experience in all aspects of ophthalmology. My advanced sub-specialty training included a clinical fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and a clinical fellowship in medical retina disorders.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Douglas Newman at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Vitreoretinal surgery including retinal detachment, macular hole and macular epiretinal membrane

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Consultant Ophthalmologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge.

Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge.

Telephone 01223 266 990
Private secretary Sarah Cain