Mr Gbemi Oworu
MBBS, FWACS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MCMI, MSc
I am a consultant eye surgeon with over 30 years' experience in Ophthalmology providing excellent comprehensive general ophthalmic service for all aspects of eye diseases. My areas of special interest include bespoke cataract surgery and all eyelid problems (including droopy eyelid, in turning or out turning eyelid, lumps and bumps, cancer, dry eyes, watery bags and blepharitis).
My higher surgical training was in the prestigious Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow followed by an advanced subspecialty training in Oculoplastic surgery in Maidstone Hospital, Kent.
I was the Clinical Director and head of the Ophthalmology department in Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
I am a member of Adoption and Impact Programme Reference Panel of National Insitute of Clinical Excellent (NICE).
I also work with the General Medical Council (GMC) UK as a CESR assessor. I assess applications from Ophthalmologists who wish to be on the GMC specialist register.
Research interests: I have produced numerous publications in international journals including International ophthalmology, Investigative ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology. I have also written a book chapter in an ophthalmology textbook.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gbemi Oworu at Spire include:
Spire Elland Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / University of Ibadan / 1984
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
FWACS / West Africa / 1993
West African College of Surgeons
FRCS(Ed) / Edinburgh / 1995
Royal College of Surgeon
MCMI / UK / 2010
Chartered Management Institute
FRCOphth / England / 2015
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Member of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of North of England Ophthalmologists Society
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of External Reference Group of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
British Medical Association Member
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
I enjoy playing lawn tennis and table tennis.