Robin Hamilton

Robin Hamilton

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2255

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy
Macular degeneration
Retinal vein occlusions
Cataract surgery: small incision, including complex cataract surgery with toric and multifocal lenses

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London, UK

Further key experience: 

Medical retina and uveitis fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital (2006-8)

Date joined Moorfields: 

2003, Consultant 2008

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
European Society of Retina Specialists (Euretina)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

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

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, 2016
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, full time, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 2008

Other professional achievements: 

Director for Moorfields medical retina service, 2016-present
Clinical lead for Moorfields age-related macular degeneration service, 2008-present
Clinical director, Moorfields North, Ealing, 2010-2016
Chair of Laser Safety Committee, 2009-present
Clinical lead for Ealing, Hounslow and Kingston diabetic eye screening programme, 2008-2011

Research interests: 

Lasers for retinal disease
Novel laser therapies
Novel therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and venous occlusive disease
Service delivery, innovations in clinical pathways

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