Suman Biswas

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Consultant Ophthalmologist


Ophthalmology, with special interest in glaucoma and cataract surgery.


MBBS 1989

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – 1993

Doctor of Medicine (by research) MD -- 2004

Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists -- 2008

Clinical interests

  • Cataract surgery, including complex cataract surgery and cataract surgery in eyes with glaucoma
  • Medical, Surgical and Laser Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Laser treatment of Anterior segment
  • General ophthalmology

Treatments/Procedures offered

Small incision cataract surgery, including complex cataract surgery

Cataract surgery with toric and multifocal IOL implants (spectacle-free vision)

Cataract surgery in patients with glaucoma

Glaucoma surgery, including complex glaucoma surgery

Minor procedures like eyelid surgery, cyst and wart removal.

Anterior segment lasers, including all kinds of lasers for glaucoma

NHS hospital attachments

Queen’s Hospital, Burton-upon-Trent,

Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Tamworth,

Samuel Johnson Hospital, Lichfield.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists                                                   

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh                                          

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

UK and Eire Glaucoma Society

Midland Glaucoma Society and Midland Ophthalmic Society         

British Medical Association                                        

Professional Profile

Mr. Biswas is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon based primarily at Queen’s Hospital, Burton-upon-Trent, as well as Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Tamworth and Samuel Johnson Hospital, Lichfield, since 2010. He is the lead for glaucoma services, introducing new procedures and improving service delivery by innovation.

After graduation in 1989, he specialised in ophthalmology, having completed Fellowship training at Bristol Eye Hospital and later at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He also undertook a visiting Fellowship at Vissum Mirasiera Eye institute, Madrid, Spain, to gain exposure to newer techniques, before commencing work as consultant.

His emphasis is on quality care for his patients. His audited results for cataract and glaucoma surgery demonstrate a success rate above the national average. He has also published 20 original papers in peer-reviewed journals, written a book chapter and presented widely in national and international meetings. He is active in training junior doctors, being the College Tutor for Ophthalmology in Burton. He values good communication and patient satisfaction is his utmost priority.

Contact Details/ Secretary

Mrs. Amanda Buesden  tel: 01283 511511 ext 6366

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