Mr Amar Alwitry

Consultant Ophthalmologist

BMedSci, BM, MRCS (Surgery), MRCSEd (Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCOphth, MMedLaw, PgD Cataract Refractive Surgery


Specialises in

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract removal
  • Refractive surgery
  • Oculoplasty

I am an experienced ophthalmologist and eye surgeon. I am an NHS consultant working in Leicestershire and Nottingham, a medical director of Midlands Medics and a member of the East Midlands Clinical Senate.

I have been awarded the East Midlands Eye Surgeon of the Year Award from Private Health Plus. I have also been awarded the UKs Best Ophthalmologist and Patient Safety Innovator of the Year for 2019 in Private Health UKs National Awards.

I undertake more than 1,600 cataract procedures per year and have undertaken specialist training in premium lens use.

I have written two text books and edited a third. I have published more than 35 research articles and have a masters in medical law and I am in my second year of an MSc in cataract and refractive surgery.

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General Medical Council Number: C4326742

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Amar Alwitry at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Macular degeneration intraocular lenses
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
  • Premium intraocular lens cataract surgery
  • Eyelid lumps and bumps

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Ophthalmology
Refractive surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

BMedSci / University of Nottingham / 1994
Bachelor of Medical Sciences

BM BS / University of Nottingham / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Personal profile

I enjoy playing chess (particularly online), however my enthusiasm is not matched by my skill. I am a family man and love spending time with the children although they often drive me crazy.

A keen hobby of mine is fiction writing. I have written several short stories and also published two novels, both of which are in print and in the top 200,000 best sellers on Amazon.co.uk!