Mr Aasheet Desai - Consultant Ophthalmologist, Woodthorpe Hospital

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Mr Aasheet Desai - Ophthalmology

Mr Aasheet Desai is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Woodthorpe Hospital specialising in refractive Cataract/Lens surgery and he is an expert in the field of cataract and medical retina

Clinical interests

Mr Desai is a highly skilled Ophthalmic surgeon, specialising in refractive Cataract/Lens surgery. He is highly sought after for second opinion and is an expert in the field of cataract and medical retina.

 

Academic background

Mr Desai is a highly skilled Ophthalmic surgeon, specialising in refractive Cataract/Lens surgery and he is an expert in the field of cataract and medical retina.

He has performed more than 10,000 operations and has taught over 30 trainees in cataract surgery. He has an extremely high patient satisfaction result and very positive 360 degree feedback both from patients and colleagues.

Mr Desai’s qualifications include MBBS (Bom); DOMS (Bom); MRCOphth (Lon); MRCSEd Ophth (Edin); FRCOphth (Lon); FRCSEd Ophth (Edin); FEBOphth (EU board)

Mr Desai has been trained by leading ophthalmologists including the past president of the royal college of Ophthalmologists and by world luminaries in cataract surgery,

Mr Desai is author of the best selling book 'Phacoemulsification made easy'. The book is aimed at trainee cataract surgeons and has sold over 10,000 copies. He has also authored a best selling book on cataract surgery and has been an overall reviewer for the most sold ophthalmology textbook in the world.

Professional Memberships

Mr Desai is a member of the following organisations:

·         Royal College of Ophthalmologists

·         Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

·         European Board of Ophthalmologists

·         American Academy of Ophthalmology

·         Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

NHS base

Stepping Hill Hospital

Clinic Times

Thursday am

01156848929