Patrick Yu Wai Man

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2039

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Neuro-ophthalmology, neurogenetics and inherited eye diseases

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Newcastle University

Further key experience: 

BMedSci– Identification of nuclear genes in Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (Newcastle University)

PhD – The clinical manifestations and molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial neuro-ophthalmological disorders  (Newcastle University)

Neuro-ophthalmology fellowship: Emory Eye Center (Atlanta, Georgia) and Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland)

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath)

Fellow of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)

Council member of the European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS)

Member of the British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club (BINOC)

Member of the UK Eye Genetics Group (UK EGG)

Member of the British Eye Study Group (BESG)

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Member of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)

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

Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

Associate Professor, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cambridge Eye Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Other professional achievements: 

Medical Research Council (UK) – Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2008-2011)

Medical Research Council (UK) – Clinician Scientist Fellowship (2012-2016)

NANOS Young Investigator Award (2014)

National Institute for Health and Care Research (UK) – Advanced Fellowship (2021-2026)

Languages spoken: 

  • English 
  • French