Ms Rubina Rahman

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon
MB BS, FRCophth, FRCS (Edin)

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Rubina Rahman at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Having trained as a specialist registrar at the Oxford Eye Hospital, I completed a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery. I have been working as a consultant ophthalmologist at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust since September 2002, providing a vitreo-retinal service to the whole of Huddersfield, Halifax and surrounding areas. I have had a special interest in combined cataract and vitreo-retinal surgery and has many publications on this subject.

I have pioneered non-posturing macular hole surgery and rigorously performs outcome audits on my surgeries to maintain an above average success rate. I also regularly presents my work in national and international meetings and have published 30 papers on various topics in Vitreo-retinal surgery.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or Spire Leeds 0113 218 5908/9
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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS (Edin) / Edinburgh / 1992
Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh

FRCOpth / London / 1995
Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists London
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member of British & Eire Society of Vitreo-retinal surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I enjoy reading and travelling. I can also speak three languages; English, Urdu and Pushto.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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