Mr Patrick Watts

Mr Patrick Watts

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon


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I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. I trained in Yorkshire and Windsor before entering the higher surgical training programme in Wales. I undertook training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and a Fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology in Toronto, Canada.

I am a Member of the Paediatric Opthalmology Committee of the Royal College of Opthalmologists.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Patrick Watts at Spire include:


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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Paediatric ophthalmology
Squint surgery

Adult strabismus and ocular motility disorders, small incision cataract surgery with folding intra-ocular lenses, paediatric eye surgery

Professional memberships

General Medical Council UK

Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK

American Academy of Opthalmology

American Academy of Paediatric Ophthalmology

British Medical Association

Association of Research in Vision and Opthalmology

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

I enjoy spending my spare time with my three children. I play badminton regularly and am a fairweather runner (otherwise I use the gym). I love long walks and visiting new cities, taking in the architecture. On a miserable day there is nothing like a good book or DIY in the house.