Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mr Salman Mirza

MBBS MS FRCS Edin Ophthalmology FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire South Bank Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Salman Mirza at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I am an expert in diagnosing and delivering new treatments for Age Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusions and other macular conditions. I am experienced in Phacoemulsification cataract surgery and routinely deal with complex cases.

I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, treating patients at the Royal Worcestershire Hospital and Alexandra Hospital, Redditch. I am also the Acute Eye Services Lead for the Kidderminster Treatment Centre. I have fellowships from Birmingham and Wolverhampton in medical retinal diseases as well as ocular inflammatory problems. When I was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, I led a team of fellows, specialty doctors, trainees and specialist nurses in evaluating and treating complex medical retina problems.

I have also trained several doctors to perform cataract surgery and I take an active part in lecturing medical students, junior doctors, optometrists and GP colleagues.

I have organised regional symposia, grand rounds and lectures. I have been involved in several research trials for Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy and I am one of the Principal Investigators for the COMRADE trial comparing the safety and efficacy of intravitreal Lucentis® versus intravitreal Ozurdex® implant in Retinal Vein Occlusions.

Clinical Interests

Medical retina, Retinal vascular disorders including retinal vein occlusions, Macular diseases, Small incision cataract surgery, Treatment with intravitreal injections of Lucentis®, Avastin®, Eyelea® & Ozurdex® implant, Argon, YAG and photodynamic therapy laser treatments.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Secretary of Midlands Ophthalmological Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01905 362 033
Private secretary Catherine Murphy
Private secretary telephone 01527 507 966
Private secretary email