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Mr Vinod Kumar

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon
MB ChB (Eng), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Ophth)

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vinod Kumar at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I am a consultant opthalmic surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend with a subspeciality interest in anterior segment diseases.

After graduating from the University of Manchester Medical School, my general opthalmology training was completed in London and Birmingham. I went on to do specialist training in cornea and anterior segment surgery and glaucoma. I was then awarded the ERTN Fellowship and spent a period of six months at the University of Crete, Greece, where I trained in refractive surgery under the tutelage of Professor I Pallikaris, widely regarded as the father of LASIK surgery.

I have numerous publications to my name, and have presented over 50 research papers at national and international conferences. My research interests include new technology intra-ocular lenses and lamellar corneal graft surgery. I am a member of the UK and Ireland, European and American Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.


Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Refractive surgery


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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB (Eng) / University of Manchester Medical School / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011