Consultant Ophthalmology specialising in cataract surgery, blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery and oculoplastics
Ahmad Aziz is a full time consultant ophthalmologist specialising in cataract and oculoplastics at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at the Western Eye Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital in London. He specialises in cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery as well as lacrimal and orbital disease. He is the clinical lean for the department for surgery, laser and team transformation. He has recently set up the one stop cataract clinic to streamline patient care. He is a member of the Facial Reconstruction Service at Imperial as well as the Pituitary, Thyroid Eye Disease, Skull Base, Skin and Anterior Skull Base Multidisciplinary teams. He has established endoscopic lacrimal surgery training for ENT surgeons at Charing Cross Hospital and performs complex orbital apex surgery and anterior skull base pathology as part of a joint service at Imperial.
He graduated from University College London with degrees in Medicine and Medical Physics & Bioengineering and won the Fitton Price at UCL during his studies. He had initial training in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery prior to pursing a career in Oculoplastics and Ophthalmology in London. He did his fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital before doing further orbital training under the Maxillofacial department at North West London University Healthcare Trust,
His research interests are in the fields of Oculoplastics, Thyroid eye disease, paediatric nasolacrimal duct obstructions and patient outcomes. He has presented his work at international meetings in the UK, USA and Europe. He teaches medical students at Imperial and trainee ophthalmologists in cataract and oculoplastics with eyelid surgery and endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy.
He is a member of the British Oculoplastic Society, the Royal Society of Medicine, the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.