19 May 2018
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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ashish Agrawal at Spire include:
Corneal and external eye disease
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I received advanced training in the above mentioned sub-specialties at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. I also holds a 'Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery' qualification from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
I was appointed to NHS Lothian in April 2007. I lead the corneal service at the Eye pavilion and have been the Ex-Chair for the Quality improvement team in Ophthalmology for NHS Lothian. Since my appointment I have developed the corneal service to a very high standard, by introducing many new treatments such as Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Keratoconus, Corneal endothelial keratoplasty (transplantation) and ex-vivo Stem cell Transplants, both of which were the first of their kind of procedures performed in Scotland and were widely reported in newspapers and Television.
I am honorary senior Clinical lecturer with University of Edinburgh and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. I review articles for medical journals including EYE and the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
I am actively involved in training of Other Health Professionals including Opticians, Nurses and General Practitioners and regularly run courses for Optometrists. I have also been a consultant trainer for opticians at the Lothian Optometry Teach and Treat (LOTT) clinic.
My research interests include Stem Cell Transplantation and Corneal Grafting. I have many Publications, Paper presentations at conferences and have been an invited guest speaker at many conferences and teaching programmes.
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Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the Bowman's Club (Corneal society of UK)
Member of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive surgery
Member of the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
Member of the Scottish Ophthalmological Club
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, EdinburghBack to top
Maintaining a healthy work and personal life balance is important to me. I enjoy meeting people and often organising events with friends and family. I play tennis and badminton, go to the gym and swim. Other interests include computers, reading and travel.Back to top