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Mrs Uma Thakur - Ophthalmology

Mrs Uma Thakur is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at New Hall Hospital in Wiltshire. She has a special interest in Medical Retina.

Based at: New Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Small Incision Cataract surgery (Phako-emulsification)
Medical Retina including,

- Age Related Macular Degeneration 
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Vascular diseases. 

Mrs Thakur has over 20 years’ experience in Ophthalmology. She is a very experienced cataract surgeon performing over 2000 cataract surgery with minimal complication rates. 

Her sub-specialty interest is Medical retina which includes treatment and management of age related macular degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinal Vascular diseases. She is actively involved in Diabetic Screening Program.  She has worked at the University Hospital Cambridge, Worcester Royal Hospital and Royal United Hospital Bath as a locum Consultant before taking this post in Salisbury.

Academic background

·Fellowship in Medical Retina and Cataract Moorfields Eye Hospital 2016
·Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologist 2015 
·Member Royal College of Ophthalmologist 2007 
·Masters in Ophthalmology 1995 
·Primary Medical Qualification 1992

Professional Memberships

Fellow Royal Collegeof Ophthalmologist
Member Royal Collegeof Ophthalmologist 
Fellow of Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Membership of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Clinic Times

By appointment

01722 442 301