Mr Prasad Palimar
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MBBS, MS, FRCS Ed, FRCOphth
I perform cataract surgery and all medical, laser and intravitreal treatment of retinal conditions, diabetes, age-related macular degeneration, and vascular disorders.
I have been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon for over 20 years covering a whole range of conditions of the eye - external diseases, glaucoma, cataract retinal disorders.
I perform on average over 400 cataract procedures, 400 intravitreal injections and 50 laser procedures annually. My surgical results are audited, independently, annually.
I have held the following positions: Clinical Lead, Clinical Audit Lead, Clinical Governance Lead for Ophthalmology and Scheduled Care at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; I am the nominated Secondary Care Lead for Diabetic Retinopathy.
I am a Microsurgical Trainer for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. I am also the examiner and assessor for the Royal College.
I am a Trustee and have been a Chairman and Treasurer of a charity. I have carried out training and service overseas trips to India and Ghana. I am a recipient of a Level 7 clinical excellence award in recognition of all the above.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Prasad Palimar at Spire include:
Ophthalmology, macular degeneration, glaucoma treatment, vitreo-retinal surgery, squint surgery, retinal disease, refractive surgery, oculoplastic surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, corneal and external eye disease, cataract surgery, retinal laser treatment, injection of intravitreal injections.
MBBS / St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India / 1981
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Primary medical qualification to be recognised as a doctor of medicine.
All India Ophthalmic Society
I have contributed to various peer reviewed journals in ophthalmology, covering my primary interests in retinal disorders.
I also served as an International Editor for Indian Ophthalmology.
Independent consultant ophthalmic surgeon
I am married with two children. I enjoy music and reading particularly semi-fictional historical novels. I play squash and cricket. During holiday periods I travel extensively with the family