Mr Esmaeil Arbabi - Ophthalmology - Renacres Hospital

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Mr Esmaeil Arbabi - Ophthalmology

Mr Esmaeil Arbabi is a Consultant Ophthalmologist

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

Clinical interests


Clear lens extraction and multifocal IOL

Laser refractive surgery

Management of keratoconus and corneal collagen cross-linking 

Corneal transplant


Academic background

Mr Arbabi is a fellowship-trained consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he leads the Refractive services. He specialises in corneal transplant, cataract & laser refractive surgery. He graduated with his medical degree from the University of Leeds, and he was also awarded the prestige master’s degree (MSc) in the fields of cataract and laser refractive surgery from the University of Ulster in association with Royal College of Ophthalmologists. During his eight-years Ophthalmic Specialist Training, he has gained a wealth of experience in hospitals across the United Kingdom. This includes completing one year of Advanced Sub-Specialty Training in Corneal and Laser Refractive Surgery at St James University Hospital, Leeds, and completing an extended corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

He has an extensive research interest and published many papers in highly reputable and peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Refractive Surgery and British Medical Journal (BMJ). He has also been involved in clinical trials, more recently as Principal Investigator. His has presented his work in national and international conferences. During his career, he has helped thousands of patients to discover the freedom that eye surgery brings.

MBchB, PGDip, CERt LRS, MSc in Cataract and Refractive Surgery, FRCOphth


Professional Memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

UK Cross-Linking Consortium


NHS base

Royal Liverpool University Hospital, St Paul’s Eye Unit

Clinic Times

Thursday afternoon (alternate)

01704 335 398