Professor David Gartry

Professor David Gartry

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2024

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Cataract surgery (including Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery)

Corneal grafting and anterior segment surgery

Refractive Laser Surgery / Laser Eye Surgery (IntraLASIK, Wavefront treatments, LASIK, LASEK) and Refractive Lens Exchange

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

University College London, University College Hospital

Further key experience: 

Full time higher degree research post (MD 1995), corneal fellowship (Moorfields 1994)

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Past council member of UKISCRS

Past president of the British Society of Refractive Surgery (BSRS)

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

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Moorfields (1995)

Senior lecturer, London University (1995)

Appointed Honorary Professor, City University, Faculty of Vision Sciences (2006)

Other professional achievements: 

Member of The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Honour award recipient from the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Awarded honorary DSc Nov 2010

Refractive Service Director, Moorfields 2007-2013

Lifetime Fellowship Award, The College of Optometrists Nov 2013

Assistant to the Court of the Worshipful Company of Spectaclemakers 2011 - 2015

Research interests: 

Laser refractive surgery, Femtosecond laser cataract surgery, new lens implants, corneal graft surgery

Languages spoken: 

English (and limited Arabic)

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

Former county ranked squash player (Middlesex), scuba diving, water skiing, guitar, photography


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