Mr Edward Lee

Consultant Ophthalmologist

PhD, BM, BCh, MA (Oxon) FRCOphth

Specialises in

I am a consultant ophthalmic surgeon. I am based at the Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and I have sub-specialty expertise in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, and acute ophthalmology.

I studied medicine at Oxford University, where I won an Open Academic Scholarship from Brasenose College and a number of additional prizes. Since qualifying I have worked in the U.K. and New Zealand before sub-specialising with specialist fellowships at St. Thomas’ and Moorfields Eye Hospitals in London.

I am a frequent presenter at national and international ophthalmology meetings. My principal areas of research relate to improving patient outcomes following retinal surgeries.

I also have expertise in retinal gene therapies and stem cell technologies which were the subject of my PhD at the world-leading Institute of Ophthalmology.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Edward Lee at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Vitreoretinal and cataract surgeries and other retinal conditions including diabetic retinopathy

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Diabetic eye disease
Glaucoma treatment
Lacrimal disorders
Macular degeneration

Research and publications

His research interests primarily relate to improving outcomes following retinal detachment surgeries.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Surgeon, Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust