Niaz Islam


Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2419

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery (age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, anti-VEGF, retinal laser treatment uveitis)

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Guys and St Thomas’ Medical and Dental Schools

Further key experience: 

Clinical Lead and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon 2007-2014 Queens Hospital, Romford

Date joined Moorfields: 

1999-2007 and rejoined in 2014

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

American Academy of Ophthalmology, British Medical Association, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, England

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

Substantive NHS Consultant since 2007

Other professional achievements: 

In 2012 - nominated for national macular disease society award by patients for excellent service delivery and clinical care.

Research interests: 

Published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored "Crash Course in Ophthalmology".

Languages spoken: 

English and Bengali

Any other personal interests/background information that may be relevant: 

A high volume topical anaesthesia cataract surgeon and surgical trainer with a passion for education and teaching.