Mr Atiq Babar



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I came to Hull in 2001 as a Consultant Ophthalmologist and since then have been practicing general ophthalmology with a special interest in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the vitreous and retina. I have vast experience in small incision cataract surgery. At Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital I treat general ophthalmic problems and have a special interest in cataract surgery and vitreoretinal disorders including diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, macular degeneration and macular holes.

After my basic ophthalmic training at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield (1992-1994) I completed my higher specialist training in ophthalmology at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre (1994-1999) to attain CCST. After that I did an intensive 18 month vitreoretinal fellowship in Bristol in both medical and surgical retinal disorders.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Atiq Babar at Spire include:


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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Retinal disease
Vitreo-retinal surgery

MBBS / Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield / 1994
Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS Ed / Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre / 1999
Higher specialist training in Ophthalmology

Professional memberships

North of England Opthalmological Society (NEOS)

British and Eire Association of Vitreo Retinal Surgeons (BEAVRS)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCS Ed)

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Telephone 01482 672 444
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