Consultant: Jaheed Khan2019-01-07T14:51:39+00:00

Jaheed Khan is a London Harley Street Cataract Specialist

Jaheed Khan BSc (Hons), MBBS, MD, FRCOphth

Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina & Cataract Surgeon

  • Areas of expertise: Cataract surgery, Retinal diseases

  • GMC Reg no: 4412098

  • Consultant’s Profile: Visit his website here

Qualifications

  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • MD St Thomas’ Hospital
  • 1997 BSc Royal Free Hospital and University College London Medical School
  • 1993 BSc(Hons) Royal Free Hospital and University College London Medical School

Memberships

  • FRCOphth Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • ARVO Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • ESCRS European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • EURETINA European Society of Retinal Specialists

Call to book a consultation with Mr Khan on: 020 7935 7990

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Jaheed Khan, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Jaheed Khan is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

He graduated from the Royal Free Hospital and University College London Medical School where he received a first class distinction for his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurosciences in 1993 and Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine degrees in 1997.

He completed primary ophthalmic training at St Thomas’ Hospital and was later awarded a medical doctorate (MD) for his scientific research into new treatments for diabetic maculopathy at King’s College London.

He completed higher ophthalmic training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital, Imperial NHS Trust. He was then selected for advanced sub-specialty fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital where he developed expertise in cataract surgery and management of conditions affecting the retina which include diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration.

He has presented internationally and published widely on new medical retina imaging techniques and latest retinal treatments. He has also written three medical retina chapters in the award winning textbook ‘Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology’ cited as one of the 100 most important ophthalmic books of the 20th century. He has also contributed to the development of the latest treatments for retinal vein occlusion such as intravitreal ozurdex. He currently leads a new service at two NHS hospital sites that delivers intravitreal lucentis treatment for diabetic macular oedema.

Mr Khan is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth), a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and the European Society of Retinal Specialists (EURETINA).

Mr Khan is renowned for his teaching excellence in eye surgery and is a clinical supervisor for the London School of Ophthalmology with particular interests in developing teaching programmes for optometrists and nurses.

Treatments that Jaheed Khan performs at Clinica London

Cataract Surgery

Macular Degeneration

Retinopathy

General Ophthalmology

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“Many thanks to Mr Khan. His prompt diagnosis and explanation was very reassuring indeed.”
Heather M.
“Dr Khan and Ingrid both put me at ease, talked me through the procedure, the aftercare, gave general tips/advice for maintaining a healthy/clean eye and were really friendly, whilst being professional throughout.”

Patient
“Just keep up the good work Dr. Khan. My wife, who accompanied me, and I were both very impressed by the care and consideration shown by the whole team when I had surgery. The care of this team has made it a wonderful experience for me.”
David S.

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