Mr Hosam Kasaby

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


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I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Educated in Cairo, my postgraduate medical training was in various highly reputed eye centres in the UK, mainly Birmingham and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.My special interests are corneal, cataract and refractive surgery and I am recognized as one of the area's top corneal transplant specialists. I have participated in a Corneal and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.I am one of the first surgeons to use multifocal lens implants in Europe and I have a long history of investigating different types of lens implants to suit different patients' needs. I am also a prolific high volume cataract surgeon and have demonstrated my skillful techniques to my professional colleagues during live surgery in international scientific meeting on numerous occasions.I have contributed to several scientific publications and research on cataract and refractive surgery to peer-reviewed journals and have given numerous lectures, presentations and advanced training courses on the subject.Private secretary: Andrea Graham Private secretary telephone number: 01702 421 020 Private secretary fax: 01702 608 902 Private secretary email address: welcome appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP letter of referral.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hosam Kasaby at Spire include:


Other treatments

Corneal and external eye disease, laser eye treatment and Premium cataract and refractive lens exchange.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Glaucoma treatment
Lacrimal disorders
Macular degeneration
Oculoplastic surgery
Refractive surgery
Retinal disease

Laser eye treatment Premium cataract and refractive lens exchange

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Research and publications

My research interests are corneal transplants and refractive surgery 

Current NHS posts

Orsett Hospital

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Basildon University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I am married with two children, Sara and Hannah and my hobbies include piloting light aircraft.

Contact information

Telephone Spire Wellesley insured patients: 01702 447 921, Spire Wellesley self pay patients: 01702 447 926
Private secretary Andrea Graham
Private secretary telephone 01702 421 020
Private secretary fax 01702 608 902
Private secretary email