Ms Tahmina Pearsall

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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I am a comprehensive Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon practising at Whipps Cross University Hospital – part of the prestigious Bartshealth Trust. I am UK trained in centres of excellence such as Moorfields Eye Hospital, St Thomas’ and Addenbrooke's (Cambridge) which enables me to provide excellent medical and surgical care across all aspects of Ophthalmology.My research and surgical achievements have won many prizes both nationally and internationally and most recently I have been nominated for the “Hospital Heroes” award.I have always been interested in teaching. I lecture physicians in formal Ophthalmology courses, both nationally and internationally and train medical students and other doctors.I have written both review publications and book chapters and lectures physicians in formal Ophthalmology courses, both nationally and internationally.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Tahmina Pearsall at Spire include:


Other treatments

Expertise includes bespoke:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Modern and thorough Glaucoma assessment utilising the latest diagnostic modalities
  • Comprehensive medical care for Glaucoma
  • Laser Therapies (SLT) for Glaucoma
  • Conventional Glaucoma Surgery (Trabeculectomy, Tube Surgery)
  • Modern "Minimally Invasive" Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) – allowing surgical options for disease control earlier than with existing surgery due to the superior safety profile of such procedures
  • All aspects of emergency eye care
  • Pterygium removal
  • Primary care
  • All minor operations

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment

Qualification and professional memberships

Distinction / Ulster University / 2008
Diploma in refractive surgery

Professional memberships

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

British Society for Refractive Surgery

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London

European Society of Glaucoma Surgeons

United Kingdom Society of Glaucoma Surgeons

Member of the General Medical Council

Professional leadership

Clinical Effectiveness Lead for Ophthalmology at Whipps Cross University Hospital
Lead Clinician for glaucoma at Whipps Cross University Hospital

Research and publications

  • Kettering Eye Meeting, Best Presentation 2016
  • UKISCRS Bausch & Lomb Prize for Best Video dated 8 October 2009

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital with a special interest in Complex cataract surgery and Glaucoma.

Personal profile

Outside of work I enjoy time with my husband and three children. I keep fit, dance and I am passionate about art.

Contact information

Telephone 020 8709 7817