Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mr Gbemi Oworu

Mr Gbemi Oworu

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

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

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Professional profile

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.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Lacrimal disorders
Oculoplastic surgery
Ophthalmology

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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.

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Personal Profile

I enjoy playing lawn tennis and table tennis.

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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 324 041 or 01422 324 020