Mr Kobus Pauw

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBChB, DA(SA), MMed (Ophth), FCS (SA) Ophth

Specialises in

Mr Pauw is a British born South African. He completed his Medical and Ophthalmology training at University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa. After qualifying in Ophthalmology, Mr Pauw was in full time private practice in South Africa for eight years, before relocating to the UK. He was then appointed as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Mr Pauw specialises in small incision sutureless cataract surgery, refractive laser eye surgery, eyelid surgery and strabismus surgery with adjustable sutures. He has presented numerous papers at national and international meetings on various ophthalmology topics.

He has completed more than 16,000 cataract and refractive procedures and more than 2,000 eyelid and strabismus procedures during his time in practice.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Kobus Pauw at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Anterior Segment and Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery

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Additional information

Cataract surgery

Professional memberships

UK and Ireland Society of Cataract Refractive Surgery (UKISCRS)

The North of England Ophthalmological

Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)

Member of American Academy of Opthalmology

General Medical Council

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

World Society of Pediatric Opthalmology and Strabismus

Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust