Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

Consultant telephone: 

0207 566 2013

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Strabismus

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 


Further key experience: 

  • Chief resident at Addenbrooke’s Hospital
  • Specialist training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • Member of BIPOSA and Royal College of Ophthalmologists

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

  • Moorfields consultant 2017
  • Visiting academic, department of psychology, University of Cambridge (2016 – present)
  • Honorary associate, University of Sydney, Australia (2014 – present)

Other professional achievements: 

  • Ph.D. in computational neuroscience (2004) at University of Cambridge.
  • FRCOphth (2016)

Research interests: 

  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Virtual reality assessment of strabismus
  • Colour vision
  • The function of the peripheral retina
  • Health informatics

Languages spoken: 

  • English
  • German