Mr Periyasamy Kumar

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBS, MS(Ophtho), FRCS(Ed)

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I completed my fellowship training in uveitis and medical retina at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.I manage patients with ocular inflammation and provide treatment for various medical retinal disorders including age-related macular degeneration and retinal vascular disorders.I established the Ultrasound Bio Microscopy service at Leicester Royal Infirmary which provides a regional service for adults and children in anterior and posterior segment ocular ultrasound in complex ocular disorders.I have extensive experience in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Periyasamy Kumar at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease

Ocular Ultrasound, Uveitis and use of anti TNF therapy in the management of Uveitis, Intravitreal therapy for the management of uveitis and retinal diseases.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

Member European Retinal Specialist

Member British Medical Association

Member Medical Defence Union

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals of Leicester

Personal profile

I enjoy playing cricket and badminton and relax listening to music. I also enjoy playing Tabla.

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Anne Bailey
Private secretary telephone 0116 274 3718