Anthony Khawaja

Consultant telephone: 

020 3182 4030

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Glaucoma

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

University of Cambridge

Further key experience: 

  • Wellcome Trust PhD Programme in glaucoma epidemiology (University of Cambridge)
  • Berkeley fellowship at Harvard Medical School, US

Date joined Moorfields: 

2004 (consultant since 2017)

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists (fellow)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

  • Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Honorary senior research associate, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London 
  • Honorary senior visitor fellow, University of Cambridge  
  • Honorary clinical lecturer, King’s College London  


Other professional achievements: 

  • Duke Elder Prize (Royal College of Ophthalmologists)
  • Allen Goldsmith Prize in Ophthalmology (University College London)
  • AAO Secretariat Award for special contributions to ophthalmology internationally (American Academy of Ophthalmology)
  • Nick Day Prize in Epidemiology (University of Cambridge)
  • AAO Achievement Award (American Academy of Ophthalmology)
  • Foulds Trophy (Royal College of Ophthalmologists)
  • Moorfields Research Medal (Moorfields Eye Hospital)
  • The ophthalmologist rising star 2017, ranked 8th globally. 

Research interests: 

  • Genetic factors underlying glaucoma
  • Lifestyle factors influencing glaucoma
  • Learning about glaucoma using routinely collected data

Languages spoken: 

  • English