Mr Niral Karia
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
BSc, MB BS, FRCOphth, MSc
I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon providing a general ophthalmic and cataract service and a specialist service in all aspects of retinal disease.
I obtained my medical degree at St George's Hospital Medical School, London. My higher surgical training in ophthalmology was also completed in London, including attachments at St George's Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, acquiring extensive clinical and surgical experience in the management of all types of ophthalmic disorders.
I did two years advanced sub-specialty training in the medical and surgical management of vitreous, retinal, and macular disorders. This was carried out at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, and at the Oxford Eye Hospital, England.
I am presently a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Southend and Orsett NHS Hospitals providing a general ophthalmic and cataract service and a specialist service in all aspects of retinal disease.
I welcome appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GPs letter of referral.
Feedback from some of my patients at Spire Wellesley Hospital:
December 2021: 'I have been treated by Mr Karia in the past and specifically chose him to carry out this procedure having full confidence in him'.
December 2021: 'Mr Karia put me at ease as I was nervous. He reassured me throughout'.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Niral Karia at Spire include:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Wellesley Hospital.
Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of British and Eire Association of Vitreous and Retinal Surgeons
Member of European Retinal Society
My research interests are; developments in small incision cataract surgery, developments in the management of macular oedema due to diabetes and macular degeneration and treating these conditions with new anti VEGF intraocular injections.
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust.
I enjoy spending time with my children and my hobbies include Tai Chi and squash. I also enjoy going on charity eye camps to developing countries.
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