Daniel Gore

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2320

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Corneal transplantation: full/partial thickness transplants (DMEK, DSAEK, DALK), including femtosecond laser transplants
  • Lens surgery: cataract, refractive lens exchange (toric and multifocal lenses) and phakic intraocular lens implants (pIOL)
  • Keratoconus surgery: cross-linking (CXL), ring implants (keraring), refractive CXL and transplants
  • Astigmatism, corneal infections and scars 


Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Imperial College London (St. Mary’s Medical School)

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, fellow (FRCOphth)
  • Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery (CertLRS)
  • General Medical Council (specialist register)
  • Royal Society of Medicine, fellow (RSM)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, member (ESCRS)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, member (ARVO)
  • United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)

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

  • Full time consultant in cornea and external disease and cataract surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
  • Director of refractive surgery, Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Honorary clinical lecturer, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London.

Other professional achievements: 

  • 2016 UKISCRS Best Refractive paper
  • 2015 Bayer educational grant award
  • 2014 The Peel and Rothwell Jackson Postgraduate travelling fellowship
  • 2014 Moorfields alumni association bursary
  • 2014 Aylward QIPP prize winner, Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • 2014 Moorfields Stars’ chief executive’s team of the year award
  • 2013 Quality Care Award - Health Education North Central and East London
  • 2013 Moorfields alumni association bursary                                                          
  • 2011 Royal Society of Medicine, John Glyn prize finalist                                       
  • 2010 Royal Society of Medicine Ellison-Cliffe travelling fellowship
  • 2009 Sir William Lister travel award
  • 2008 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons film festival                
  • 2002 Wellcome Trust vacation research scholarship  

Research interests: 

  • Doctoral thesis (MD) in new interventions for keratoconus
  • Wavefront laser refractive surgery
  • Corneal infections
  • Corneal transplantation

Languages spoken: 

  • English

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