Mr Sanjiv Banerjee

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MBBS, DO, MS, FRCSEd (Ophth), PhD (Bristol)

Specialises in

  • Cataract surgery
  • Medical ophthalmology
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the University Hospital Wales and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Cardiff University.

My practice includes general Ophthalmology, with a special interest in cataract surgery and medical Ophthalmology, including diabetes and age-related macular degeneration.

I have expertise in the use of all three anti VEGF treatments and photodynamic therapy for macular degeneration. I have been involved in the clinical trials assessing these treatments. I have expertise in the use of monoclonal antibodies and other immunomodulators for all ocular inflammatory diseases. I have a special interest in cataract surgery and diabetic eye disease.

I did my basic medical training in Calcutta in India. I then trained in Ophthalmology in the Oxford Deanery at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon. My higher surgical training was completed in Bath and Bristol Eye Hospital. I was a Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the University of Bristol. During this period I received substantial research grants and did basic research in immunological processes in the eye. I then trained as a Medical Retina Fellow at Bristol Eye Hospital. Before my tenure appointment in Cardiff I was a Consultant at Bristol Eye Hospital.


General Medical Council Number: C4557915

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sanjiv Banerjee at Spire include:


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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration

Special clinical interests: YAG laser, medical retina

Professional memberships

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

British Medical Association

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

In my spare time I am a keen swimmer and enjoy travelling, good food and wine, classical music and reading, especially socio-political history.

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