Melanie Hingorani

Melanie Hingorani

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2344

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Paediatric ophthalmology
Paediatric cornea/external disease

Ocular allergy 

Aniridia and malformations of the front of the eye
Strabismus (children and adults)


Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, London

Further key experience: 

Three fellowships; two in cornea/external disease and one in paediatrics and strabismus at Moorfields

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Chair of Professional Standards, Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists Scientific Committee

Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists Council
Member, NOD/College National Ophthalmology Audit Steering Committee

Clinical Lead, UK Ophthalmology Alliance

Moorfields Vanguard Programme Clinical Lead

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

Consultant ophthalmologist (2007), Moorfields Eye Hospital


Other professional achievements: 

FRCOphth 1997
MD Research (University of London) 1999

Research interests: 

Allergic eye disease, aniridia, community shared care ophthalmology, clinical governance in ophthalmology

Languages spoken: 

English, French and a little Italian and Spanish