Rohit Sharma


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MBBS, MS, MRCSEd (Edinburgh), FRCOphth (London)

Specialty –Ophthalmology

Queen’s Hospital, Burton-upon-Trent

Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Tamworth

Clinical/Special interests

Medical, Surgical and Laser Treatment of Glaucoma

Cataract surgery (sutureless phacoemulsification)

General Ophthalmology

Complex glaucoma procedures

Microinvasive Procedures, latest innovations

Minor Lid Procedures

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

American Academy Of Ophthalmology

Midland Glaucoma Society

Midland Ophthalmic Society

Delhi Ophthalmological Society

British Medical Association

Medical Defense Union

Professional profile

Mr R Sharma is a Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon special interest are as above with the special clinical interests as above.

After graduation and obtaining MBBS, he completed a three year Masters Degree in Surgery (Ophthalmology). He subsequently was trained further in Ophthalmology in various excellent hospitals in the UK starting with London and then in various deaneries like the Cambridge, Northern & Scotland region. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and also a Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmoloigists, London. He benefited from excellent Subspeciality experience at Kings College London & St Thomas' Hospital London.

He has a special interest in glaucoma, having completed Advanced Subspeciality training at Newcastle upon Tyne and Senior Glaucoma Fellowship at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He then undertook a visiting Surgical Observership with world renowned experts at Toronto and Halfax in Canada to get further exposure to the latest innovative treatment modalities. He has attended further training with the new microinvasive treatment modalities like istents and xen implant. He undertook surgical training course for Xen implant in Austria and was exposed to modalities like trabectome in USA. He has the interest in laser treatments including SLT (Selective laser trabeculoplasty), ALT, PI, capsulotomy, cyclodiode and iridoplasty.

He was awarded the 'Fight for Sight Award' by the Royal College of Ophthalmomologists, London which included a research bursary. He has been the chief investigator for a nationwide UK study. He has been involved in numerous research and audit projects.

His emphasis is on quality care for his patients and patient satisfaction.  He has numerous published in peer-reviewed national and international journals, presented widely in national and international meetings. He is also involved in training junior doctors as their clinical supervisor and has  guided them in audit and research projects. He aims to deliver optimum and latest care to his patients. He values evidence based care, patient safety, effective communication and patient satisfaction.


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