Mr Gbemi Oworu

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBS, FWACS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MCMI, MSc


Specialises in

  • Cataract removal surgery
  • Eyelid problems
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Eyelid ptosis
  • Laser eye treatment

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.

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General Medical Council Number: C4289490

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gbemi Oworu at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Lacrimal disorders
Oculoplastic surgery
Ophthalmology

Qualification and professional memberships

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


Professional memberships

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

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

Personal profile

I enjoy playing lawn tennis and table tennis.

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.