Mr James Tee

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Tee, James

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 18 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • BA University of Cambridge - 2002
  • MA University of Cambridge - 2006
  • MB BS Imperial College London - 2005
  • PhD University College London - 2018
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists - 2013
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Ophthalmology - 2015
  • General Medical Council registered with a license to practice
  • Member of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Moorfields NHS Foundation Trust, specialising in Cataract Surgery

Medical training

  • Pre-clinical Medical Studies undertaken at Christ's College, University of Cambridge
  • Clinical Medicine at Imperial College London
  • Ophthalmic Specialty Training at Moorfields and the London Deanery with further subspecialty training in Vitreo-retinal surgery. Crombie Medal awarded in 2008 by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for achieving the highest mark in Part 1 FRCOphth exam.
  • Subsequent Fellowships undertaken at Moorfields in Cataract Surgery and in Medical Retina subspecialties.
  • PhD studentship and Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, culminating in PhD awarded by University College London for my thesis.
  • Title of thesis: RPGR-associated Retinitis Pigmentosa: A Multi-modal Longitudinal Study Investigating Retinal Structure and Function in Preparation for Gene Therapy Trials. I was awarded the 2019 Moorfields Eye Charity Research Medal for this work.

Research interest / experience

  • Cataract surgery during Covid Pandemic.
  • Inherited retinal degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, advanced multimodal imaging and visual function, disease progression.
  • Persistence of subfoveolar fluid following retinal detachment surgery.

Languages spoken

  • English

Private treatment

Mr. James Tee also provides private care

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Last updated
15th March 2024