Professor Gus Gazzard

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Gazzard, Gus

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • General Medical Council - Specialist Register
  • European Glaucoma Society
  • UK & Eire Glaucoma Society
  • UK Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
  • British Medical Association

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon & Director of Surgery, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • UCL Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Visiting Professor, NYU (New York University, Langone Health)

Medical training

  • Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University
  • St Thomas’ Hospital & Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Research interest / experience

  • The diagnosis & surgical management of Glaucoma and Cataracts, with a particular interest in randomised controlled trials of laser and surgical treatment alternatives to drop therapies such as laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) & MIGS
  • Minimally invasive Glaucoma surgery (MIGS):  iStent, Hydrus, Omni, ELIOS
  • Preserflo and Trabeculectomy procedures (with mitomycin C & Avastin)
  • Tube shunt surgery (PAUL, Baerveldt & Ahmed)
  • Modern angle closure therapies including laser peripheral iridotomies (LPI) and clear lens extraction
  • Two years research into the surgical management of glaucoma and angle closure glaucoma ~ Institute of Ophthalmology, London & Singapore National Eye Centre leading to MD Thesis (2006, UCL)
  • Two year Surgical Glaucoma Fellowship ~ Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Languages spoken

  • English

Private treatment

Professor Gus Gazzard also provides private care

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Last updated
14th March 2024