Mr Raj Mukherjee
FRCOphth MD (Res) MS (Ophthal) DO MBBS
I am a medical retina consultant with specialist expertise in retinal disorders like age-related macular degeneration and diabetes. I am an expert in cataract surgery in patients with these conditions. I have specialist knowledge on non-scarring lasers for diabetes.
I specialise in Micro-incision cataract surgery (phacoemulsification), Complex cataract surgery in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients, complex cataract surgery in diabetic patients, AMD and diabetic retinopathy management, LASER treatment for diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy, management of other retinal conditions like vein occlusion and vitreo-macular traction and complex inherited retinal conditions.
I have particular interests in non-scarring laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy and Inherited retinal conditions.
I have trained as a fellow in medical retina and inherited eye disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London from where I obtained wide knowledge on all retinal disorders. The experience gained, and research conducted during my four years at Moorfields fuelled my clinical and research interests. I spent another four years, training at Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital as a registrar and a fellow. I also work as a medical retina consultant at St James’s University Hospital, since 2016.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Raj Mukherjee at Spire include:
I specialise in cataract surgery, medical retina and inherited eye disease.
Spire Leeds Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / University of Calcutta, India / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
DO / University of Calcutta, India / 2002
Diploma in Ophthalmology
MS (Ophthal) / University of Calcutta, India / 2005
Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology)
FRCOphth / London / 2015
Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
MD(Res) / University College London, UK / 2015
Doctor of Medicine (Research)
Consultant ophthalmologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary clinical lecturer, University of Leeds
I am a keen follower of international cricket and I hold the International Cricket Council’s Umpire Education Stage One certificate.
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