Pari Shams

Pari Shami

Consultant telephone: 

0208 401 3478

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Periocular plastic and reconstructive surgery (eyelids, eye-socket and orbit)
  • Lacrimal surgery (watery eyes)
  • Periocular oncology
  • Eye-socket disease
  • Orbital disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Periocular trauma
  • Facial dystonia
  • Facial nerve palsy

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London

Further key experience: 

Fellowship training in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery and oncology

1. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2. South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Adelaide, Australia.

3. Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, U.K

4.  University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, U.S.A.

Date joined Moorfields: 

2006 as specialist registrar, appointed consultant 2014

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

1. Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

2. Member of the Royal College of Physicians

3. General Medical Council

4. Medical Defence Union

5. Member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society 

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

Full time consultant ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Croydon University Hospital and St Georges Hospital NHS Trusts

Other professional achievements: 

Bachelor of Science degree with first class honours in Anatomy and Basic Medical Sciences, University of London. 

Research interests: 

Lacrimal disease and surgery

Thyroid eye disease

Languages spoken: 

English, Farsi