Mr Abdallah Ellabban

Consultant Cataract and Retinal Surgeon

MD, Msc, FRCS, PhD

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I am a consultant Ophthalmologist at Hull University Teaching Hospitals. My surgical expertise encompasses simple and complex cataract surgery as well as management of retinal diseases. I have diverse experience in retinal surgery and offer state-of-the-art suture-less retinal surgery for a range of retinal disorders.

I was trained across the UK, Japan and Egypt and completed my residency and obtained a Master’s Degree from Suez Canal University hospital in Egypt. I further completed a PhD from the world-renown Kyoto University in Japan focusing on macular diseases. Following that, I completed two retina fellowships in the UK.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Abdallah Ellabban at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Cataract surgery (simple and complex)
  • Cataract surgery with Toric lens implants
  • Macular hole
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Vitreomacular traction
  • Floaters
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Diabetic eye diseases
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Intra-vitreal Injection of anti-VEGF treatment
  • Retinal laser
  • YAG laser capsulotomy
  • YAG laser iridotomy
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease
Vitreo-retinal surgery

Research and publications

I have more than 35 publications in peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals and co-authored 2 book chapters. My research was presented in the major ophthalmology meetings across the world.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Rebecca Mouatt and Jill Shann
Private secretary email