Mr Prasad Palimar

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Specialises in

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.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Prasad Palimar at Spire include:


Other treatments

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.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease

Qualification and professional memberships

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.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

American Academy of Ophthalmology

British Medical Association

All India Ophthalmic Society

Research and publications

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.

Current NHS posts

Independent consultant ophthalmic surgeon

Personal profile

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

Contact information

Telephone Outpatient appointments - 01925 215 087
Private secretary Debbie Kirk - 01925 662 096
Private secretary email