Dr David Bessant

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon and clinical director


Bessant, David

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional Memberships

  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD - University of London)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS - Manchester Medical School)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc - St. Andrews Medical School)

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, started 2003

Medical training

  • St. Andrews Medical School
  • Manchester Medical School
  • Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Research interest / experience

  • Clinical Research Fellowship Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.
  • MD (University of London) - research into Inherited Eye Disorders
  • Medical Retina Fellowship Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • More than 30 publications in peer-reviewed journal

Languages spoken

  • English

Last updated
25th April 2024