Harry Petrushkin

NHS secretary: 

Hazel Lawrence

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Adult and paediatric uveitis.
  • Cataract surgery.

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 


Further key experience: 

Mr Harry Petrushkin studied medicine at Cambridge University and Kings College London. He carried out much of his ophthalmic training in Moorfields Eye Hospital, with Mr Carlos Pavesio and St Thomas’ Hospital with Prof Miles Stanford where he developed his interest in inflammatory eye disease. This led to a PhD, which he carried out at Queen Mary University London, in the Behcet’s Disease Centre of Excellence with Prof Farida Fortune, studying the immunogenetics of Behcet’s Disease. In 2016, Harry travelled to the United States, and spent time at the Francis Proctor Eye Institute, San Francisco, CA with Prof Nisha Acharya; the Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR with Prof James Rosenbaum and the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Boston, MA with Prof Steven Foster. He currently works as a consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Great Ormond St Hospital managing inflammatory eye disease in adults and children.

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • GMC
  • RCOphth

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

  • Moorfields Eye Hospital 
  • Great Ormond St Hospital 

Other professional achievements: 

  • PhD

Research interests: 

  • Uveitis
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis related uveitis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Ocular Tuberculosis
  • Anterior Uveitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis related uveitis