Mr Naeem Zaman

Ophthalmologist

MB BS, FRCS Ed, FC Ophthal Lon


Specialises in

  • Cataract surgery
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Retinal disease
  • Vascular occlusions

I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a sub-specialty in medical retina. I have developed photodynamic therapy in Hull for wet age-related macular degeneration and I am involved with the co-ordination of improvement of the diabetic screening service in the region. My surgical experience includes over 1,000 cataract operations, glaucoma drainage procedures and eyelid corrections including over 200 blepharoplastys, squint surgery and dacrycysto-rhinostomy. I also have a wide range of laser therapies to treat a range of retinal diseases. I treat medical conditions like AMD, diabetic retinopathy and vascular occlusions, all of which give blurred vision.

I studied my fellowship in Medical Retina at the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands under the care of Professor Deutman and Professor Cruysberg. Working with the team in medical genetics, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and uveitis. I studied my Fellowship in Edinburgh, FC Ophthalmology in London and my Diploma in Ophthalmology in Ireland and Glasgow. I did my basis training as a Senior House Officer at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and at Registrar level at Stobhill Teaching Hospital, Glasgow. My Senior Registrar training was at the University of Nijmegen Radboud Teaching Hospital and I was a Consultant in the Netherlands for 13 years. I have been working as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Hull Royal Infirmary since February 2003.

I do active research in AMD and vein occlusions and treat these conditions according to the latest protocols.

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General Medical Council Number: C3373231

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Naeem Zaman at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Age related macular degeneration (wet and dry)
  • Cataract surgery
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Growth of new vessels
  • Leaking vessels
  • Medical macular specialist
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Vitreous haemorrhage

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration
Ophthalmology
Retinal disease

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Personal profile

I am married and my wife is a doctor in paediatrics. We have three children.

Contact information

Telephone 01482 672444
Private secretary Rebecca Mouatt and Jill Shann
Private secretary telephone 01482 660 272