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Mr Akash Raj

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBBS MD MRCS FRCS DRCOphth FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Akash Raj at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I am a full time Consultant Ophthalmologist in the NHS and clinical lead for the glaucoma team at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley. I have 18 years of valuable and wide ranging experience in Ophthalmology. I completed a year of Senior Glaucoma Fellowship from the prestigious Birmingham Midland Eye Centre, where I had the opportunity to achieve extensive and comprehensive expertise in Glaucoma and complex and challenging cataract surgeries. I am dual trained, cornea being my second sub-speciality interest. I have achieved expertise in managing various corneal diseases, both medically and surgically after completing a clinical fellowship in cornea from Newcastle upon Tyne. I have had the pleasure and opportunity to successfully clear all the ophthalmology related examinations in the UK and in India. I completed higher speciality training as a specialist registrar in Ophthalmology from South Wales deanery, based in Cardiff. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK. I have been actively involved in various research projects, audits and have made numerous regional, national and international presentations. I also have numerous publications in various ophthalmology journals. Working in two continents under different circumstances and dealing with diverse groups of patients has given me a very unique perspective and insight. Working in various units in the UK has helped me gather the best practices from all these units and combine them to ensure I deliver a fully individualized service to my patients.

I have had extensive training and experience in managing Glaucoma and glaucoma related conditions, corneal diseases of the eye and I am an experienced cataract surgeon with a very safe track record.

I am the designated clinical and educational supervisor to training/junior doctors.


Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Glaucoma treatment
Diabetic eye disease


Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 1451
Website http://www.mrakashraj.com
Private secretary Lyn Eaton
Private secretary telephone 07905 458 177 / 01384 456 111 (ext 5815)
Private secretary email tilly67.eaton@gmail.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
General Medical Council
Midlands Glaucoma Society
UK & Eire Glaucoma Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Glaucoma lead, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley.

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Personal Profile

Outside work, I enjoy sports including football, cricket, tennis and swimming. I love fishing and I am learning to play golf at the moment, whenever our little girl allows! I am married to a consultant in reproductive medicine (IVF & Infertility) and we are blessed with a beautiful little girl.

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