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Mr Balasubramanian Ramasamy

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBBS. M.S. MRCOphth, FRCOphth.

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Balasubramanian Ramasamy at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

Retinal disease, Macular degeneration, Diabetic eye disease, Vitrectomy and retinal detachment repair, Cataract surgery, Macular hole repair

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Professional profile

Mr Ramasamy specialises in Retinal, Vitreoretinal and Cataract Surgery. He provides full range of General Ophthalmic service with a special interest in the management of patients with Cataracts, Glaucoma and Retinal diseases including Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment and Macular holes. Mr Ramasamy has extensive experience and training in Ophthalmology which spans from Chennai, India through Liverpool, UK and completed with an intensive surgical training in retinal surgery at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Outside Spire, he is an NHS Consultant at Arrowe Park Hospitals NHS Trust, Wirral and provides general and retinal services for his patients. He has active teaching responsibilities for registrars in training, Optometrists and Nurses. Mr Ramasamy has many publications to his credit and continues to do active research to provide robust evidence based care for all his patients. Mr Ramasamy deals with, Ophthalmology, Eyes, Retinal disease, Macular degeneration, Diabetic eye disease, Vitrectomy and retinal detachment repair, Cataract surgery, Macular hole repair

Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Refractive surgery

Special Clinical Interests; Cataract surgery, Refractive Lens Surgery, Monovision, Multifocal IOL, Combined laser cataract surgery, Vitrectomy, Diabetic Eye Disease, Entropion Repair, Retinal Detachment Repair

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / India / 1997
Medical degree

MS (Ophthalmology) / India / 2002
Master of surgery in ophthalmology

FRCOphth / London / 2010
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists


Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British and Eire Vitreo Retinal Society
American Society of Retinal Surgeons, (ASRS)


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Macular Degeneration Service at Arrowe Park Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Personal Profile

When not dreaming about eyes, he likes to swim and bike with his children although not at the same time!!

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Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Debbie Massingham
Private secretary telephone 0151 552 1836
Private secretary email debbiemassingham@nhs.net