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Mr Gbemi Oworu

Mr Gbemi Oworu

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBBS, FWACS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MCMI, PGCert

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

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Treatment information

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

Ophthalmology

Cosmetic surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Huddersfield and Halifax. I did my higher surgical training in the prestigious Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow and also did an advanced subspecialty training in oculoplastic aurgery in Maidstone Hospital, Kent. I am currently the head of department of ophthalmology in Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust where I carry out oculoplastic surgery.

In private practice I carry out cosmetic surgery on the face in addition to my general ophthalmology work (including cataract surgery).

Research interests: I have produced numerous publications in international journals including International ophthalmology, Investigative ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology.


Clinical Interests

Lacrimal disorders
Glaucoma treatment
Cataract surgery
Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Premium lens cataract surgery; Dry eyes; Cosmetic eye surgery; Facial skin cancer.

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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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Lead Clinician, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married with two children. In my spare time I play tennis and I plan to learn saxophone soon.

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Financial Interests

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

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or 01422 324020