Mr Raghavan Sampath

Mr Raghavan Sampath

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Raghavan Sampath at Spire include:


Cosmetic surgery

Other treatments

I am happy to see babies and children, but only for eye lid problems, watery eyes and orbital problems. 

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Professional profile

I run a busy tertiary referral centre for lid, lacrimal and orbit surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Spire Leicester Hospital. I trained at Manchester, Kings College Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital London.

I hold honorary contracts at various other hospitals such as Queens Medical Centre Nottingham, Milton Keynes and also a hospital in South India. I operate at these centres for complex pathology and for teaching purposes. I am one of the few dedicated eyelid surgeons in the country.

I am an internationally recognised trainer for the subspeciality by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. My team continues to present research papers done under my supervison at international conferences in Europe, USA, Asia.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Lacrimal disorders
Squint surgery
Oculoplastic surgery
Cosmetic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Small incision sutureless cataract surgery with drops, eyelid surgery, minimal access lacrimal/orbital surgery including thyroid eye disease.

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Judith Lacey
Private secretary telephone 0116 2743709
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Ophthalmic Plastic Society
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Medical Association
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Consultant Ophthalmologist, St.Mary's Hospital, Melton Mowbray NHS Trust. Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester.

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