Professor James Bainbridge

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Bainbridge, James

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 18 and above).

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the European Society of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the British Society for Gene Therapy
  • Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Elected Member of the US Retina Society
  • Chair of the UK Macular Society Research Committee

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Retinal Surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, since 2005
  • Professor of Retinal Studies, University College London, since 2011
  • Surgeon Oculist to HM Household, since 2018

Medical training

  • Kings College, Cambridge
  • St Mary's Hospial Medical School
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • University College, London

Research interest / experience

  • Stem cell therapy
  • Gene Therapy
  • Macular hole
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Retinal detachment

Languages spoken


Private treatment

Professor James Bainbridge also offers private care

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Last updated
14th March 2024