14 March 2018
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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Rubina Rahman at Spire include:
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 NHS foundation Trust since September 2002, providing Vitreo-retinal service to the whole of Huddersfield, Halifax and surrounding areas. I have a special interest in Combined cataract and vitreo-retinal surgery and have many publications on this subject.
I have pioneered non-posturing macular hole surgery and rigorously perform outcome audits on my surgeries to maintain an above average success rate. I was one of the first surgeons in the UK to offer small incision (23G, 0.6mm) vitrectomy to my patients to allow quicker visual rehabilitation. Currently I have adapted an even smaller incision (27G, 0.4mm)vitrectomy to allow quick and painless vitreo-retinal surgery.
I offer vitrectomy surgery for a variety of retinal conditions including floaters, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment etc. I am a keen researcher having published over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals. I regularly present my work in Ophthalmology meetings such as BEAVRS, ASRS and EURETINA. I have co-authored over 50 abstracts in various national and international meetings. I am a reviewer for prestigious journals such as Eye, JCRS and Retina.
|Telephone||For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or Spire Leeds 0113 218 5908/9|
FRCS (Edin) / Edinburgh / 1992
Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh
FRCOphth / London / 1995
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
PGDip in Cataract & Refractive surgery / University of Ulster / 2016
Post Graduate Diploma
Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists London
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member of British & Eire Society of Vitreo-retinal surgeons
Member of UK & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons UKISCRS
Member of European society of cataract & Refractive surgeons ESCRS
Clinical excellence awards: I have 7 CE points awarded by CHFT.
I am currently a member of the medical advisory committee (MAC) at Spire Elland hospital. Previously I have been clinic lead for the Ophthalmology department at Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS trust. Presently I am working with Local optical society and CCG to improve eye care services in the region.
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation TrustBack to top
I enjoy reading and travelling. I can also speak three languages; English, Urdu and Pushto.Back to top
Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.Back to top