Frank Larkin

Frank Larkin

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2045

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Cornea and external disease


Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Further key experience: 

Visiting research fellow, Flinders University of South Australia

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, fellow 1988
College regional adviser, Moorfields Eye Hospital 2004 - present
British Transplantation Society 1994
The Bowman Club, founded 1999
British Eye Study Group 1999
Section editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology since 2007, board member EUCornea (European association of cornea specialists) since 2009

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

Consultant at Moorfields since 1997
Consultant surgeon, cataract and corneal services, Moorfields Eye Hospital
Honorary senior lecturer, Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology (1994 – present)
Honorary senior lecturer (clinical) Department of of Immunology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London (1995 – present)

Other professional achievements: 

2002 Ernst Bodenheimer memorial lecturer, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
2003 Royal College visiting professor, University of Toronto
2007 visiting professor at Boston University Medical Center

Research interests: 

Corneal infection
Corneal transplantation

Languages spoken: 

English and French