Mr Andrew Chung

Consultant Ophthalmologist
BSc(Hons), MBChB, MRCS(Ed), FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Methley Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Chung at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Cataracts
  • Cornea
  • General ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I graduated from the Medical School in the University of Leeds in 1996. I have undertaken both the basic and advanced surgical training in ophthalmology in the Yorkshire region. I then developed my sub-specialty interests in Cornea and Oculoplastic (Eyelid) surgery by undertaking a super specialised fellowship programme at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital & Leeds General Infirmary. I am particularly well qualified, having performed in excess of 13,000 ophthalmic operations (including over 5,000 small-incision sutureless cataract/lens surgery and 4,000 eyelid surgery). While I have been trained to manage all general eye conditions, I specialise in a range of surgery.

Sutureless Cataract surgery (including advanced intra-ocular lens implantation). Corneal grafting (both full thickness and more advanced partial thickness lamellar grafting). Eyelid surgery eg eyelid lump / cyst removal, correction for droopy or saggy eyelids, in-turning/out-turning eyelids, dry eyes.

I have presented in excess of 25 paper in national and international academic meetings (including USA, Australia and Europe). Some of these have been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals (including Ophthalmology, Eye and Archives of Ophthalmology).

I was the winner of the Best Academic Paper Presentation Prize at the North of England Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting and the Yorkshire Regional Brian Harcourt Best Poster Presentation Prize in 2006 respectively.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease

Cataract surgery (small incision sutureless with latest lens implant technology), Eyelid surgery, Dry eyes, General Ophthalmology

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist
Elected Council member (2010 - 2015)- UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery
Honorary Secretary (President elect Oct 2018)- The North of England Ophthalmological Society
Vice President -Medical contact lens and ocular surface association
Ophthalmic representative for the British Standard Institute for the Royal College of Ophthalmological Society
Member of Surgical Skills Faculty - the Royal College of Ophthalmologist
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Regional representative - National Ocular Tissue Advice Group
Royal College representative at the Consultant Appointment Committee for the Royal College of Ophthalmological Society
Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologist

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Current NHS posts

Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust

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Personal Profile

Mr Chung's passions in life includes gastronomy, travelling, tennis and recently taekwondo.

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Private contact details

Telephone For self pay appointments call 01977 664228 for insured appointments call 01977 664217

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