Professor Adnan Tufail

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Tufail, Adnan

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of The American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member of the European Vision Institute Retina Panel

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, started 2002
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer at The Institute of Ophthalmology UCL

Medical training

  • Guys Hospital Medical School, University of London
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Moorfields/North Thames Rotation for Higher Surgical Training, fellowships in 1) Uveitis (1995-1997) Jules Stein Eye Institute UCLA with Professor Gary Holland,and 2) Medical retina 2000-2002, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Research interest / experience

  • Current areas of interest are new treatments for choroidal neovascularisation (associated with age-related macular degeneration as well as other conditions) and novel treatments diabetic retinopathy.
  • In am involved in laboratory as well as clinical research into treating a number of rare retinal diseases.
  • Two year fellowship in medical retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital as well as a period with Prof Gass and the Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, USA.
  • Spent two and half years at the Jules Stein Eye Hospital, Los Angeles, USA, undertaking clinical training in uveitis as well as completing a higher research degree during this time.
  • Clinical and research lead at Moorfields Eye Hospital for treatments for age-related macular degeneration.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindu
  • Punjabi

Private treatment

Professor Adnan Tufail also provides private care

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Last updated
15th March 2024