Professor Patrick Yu-Wai-Man

Consultant ophthalmologist
Yu Wai Man, Patrick

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • FRCPath (Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists, 2015)
  • FRCOphth (Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2012)
  • PhD (Newcastle University, 2005)
  • MRCOphth (Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2005)
  • MBBS (Honours with distinction, Newcastle University, 2002)
  • BMedSci (First class honours, Newcastle University, 2001)
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)
  • European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS)
  • British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club (BINOC)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
  • British Eye Study Group (BESG)
  • UK Eye Genetics Group (UK EGG)

Current NHS / University Post

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge
  • Associate Professor, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cambridge Eye Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Medical training

  • Newcastle University
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship
  • Emory Eye Center (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland)

Research interest / experience

  • Professor Yu Wai Man is an academic neuro-ophthalmologist with a major research interest in optic neuropathies, neurogenetics & mitochondrial eye diseases.
  • Through affiliations in Cambridge, Newcastle & London, he has built a national referral network for the investigation & management of patients with mitochondrial eye diseases, particularly optic neuropathies & chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia.
  • His research programme is currently focused on dissecting the molecular genetic basis of this group of disorders & the development of effective therapies, including novel gene therapy & stem cell approaches.
  • Professor Yu Wai Man is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of neuro-ophthalmology, genetics & mitochondrial diseases.

Languages spoken

  • English 
  • French

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Last updated
15th March 2024