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Mr Steve Harsum - Ophthalmology

Mr Steve Harsum is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Surrey specialising in cataract surgery.

Based at: Ashtead Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

His clinical interests are eyelid cyst surgery, cataract removal surgery and age-related macular degeneration treatment.  Other conditions he treats include laser cataract surgery, micro-incision cataract surgery, complex cataract surgery, retinal surgery, retinal detachment vitreous surgery, floaters, medical retina, retinal laser, macular degeneration, diabetic retina and macular oedema.

Initial consultation fee will not exceed £200 and follow-up consultation fee will not exceed £100.

Academic background

During his medical degree he was selected for the prestigious MBPhD course at University College London. This involved fast-track medical training, combined a second degree, and a 3 year research doctorate (PhD). His doctorate involved pioneering research into wound healing. During this time he developed his passion and skills for microsurgery.

After specialising in Ophthalmology he trained in multiple hospitals in north and south London, spending the final 2 years at the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital as a fellow in medical and surgical retina.

Professional Memberships

FRCOphth - Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

BEAVRS - British and Eire Association of Vitreo-retinal Surgeons

BMA - British Medical Association

AAO - American Academy of Ophthalmologists

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

NHS base

Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Wednesday

0137 223 7000