Professor David Charteris

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Charteris, David

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburg
  • Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member Club Jules Gonin
  • Member British Eye Study Group
  • Member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Member Britain and Eire Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS)

Current NHS / University Post

  • Service Director , Vitreoretinal Unit, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor of Ophthalmology at Institute of Ophthalmology, University College, London

Medical training

  • Edinburgh / Manchester / Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

Research interest / experience

  • Clinical and basic science research in proliferative vitreoretinopathy and complex retinal detachment
  • Clinical outcomes and patient quality of life in proliferative diabetic retinopathy, macular holes, epiretinal membrane surgery.
  • Epidemiology of retinal detachment
  • Wellcome Vision Research Fellow, Institute of Ophthalmology 1989-91

Languages spoken


Private treatment

Professor David Charteris also provides private care

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Last updated
14th March 2024