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Professor Simon Harding

Professor Simon Harding

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBChB, FRCS, FRCOphth, MD

Practising at

Spire Liverpool Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Simon Harding at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

All general ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I am a member of The Liverpool Eye Clinic based at the Penny Lane Clinic, Spire Liverpool. I also currently practice at St Paul's Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS trust. I am Chair Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Department of Eye and Vision Science, University of Liverpool and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, St. Paul’s Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

I specialise in the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration for which I lead a number of national and international research programmes.

I lead a large research group in ophthalmology and vision science in Liverpool with active research programmes in cell and molecular biology, bioengineering, image analysis, computer science, biostatistics and clinical studies. I have written or contributed to 170 major publications and hold grants from major research bodies including MRC, EPSRC, NIHR, NIH and Wellcome Trust.


Private contact details

Telephone 08444 990 617
Website http://www.theliverpooleyeclinic.co.uk
Private secretary Suzanne Coslett
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1859
Private secretary fax 0151 522 1838
Private secretary email Suzanne.coslett@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Liverpool / 1979
Degree in Medicine

FRCS / London / 1983
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCOphth / London / 1988
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

MD / University of Liverpool / 1991
Doctor of Medicine
Higher degree

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Current NHS posts

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University NHS Trust. Chair Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Department of Eye and Vision Science, University of Liverpool. Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, St. Pauls Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

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Financial Interests

Owns 50% of a Humphrey visual field analyser and printer used at Spire Liverpool Hospital. (The remaining share of the equipment is owned by other consultants).

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