Mr Balasubramaniam Ilango - Ophthalmology - Rowley Hall Hospital

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Mr Balasubramaniam Ilango - Ophthalmology

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

Clinical interests

Mr Ilango has a particular interest in Cornea and external eye disease Cataract Contact.

He developed a sub-specialty interest in “Cornea” and had the opportunity to train at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Mr Ilango has performed over 
400 corneal transplant procedures,
>30000 cataract surgeries with monofocal/multifocal lens implants
>6000 Excimer laser refractive procedures.
Mr Ilango regularly perform PK, DSAEK, DALK, femtosecond LASIK, LASEK, cross-linking treatments for keratoconus
Trifocal/multifocal lens implants to achieve spectacle/contact lens freedom phakic ICL procedures, femtosecond laser cataract surgery etc.

Academic background

Mr Ilango started medical career in Southern India. After graduating from the medical school and completing his Diploma in Ophthalmology, he came to the UK for further training. He successfully completed the Higher Specialist Training programme from the West Midlands Region. He also had the opportunity to work at the St Paul's Eye Unit in Liverpool and Leicester Royal Infirmary as part of his training.

Mr Ilango undertook his postgraduate Fellowship in cornea and cataract surgery at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Mr Ilango has written chapters in Ophthalmic text books, attended various courses. He regularly train junior doctors/Fellows and my training been rated as one of the best in the UK. 
Mr Ilango is a Royal College of Ophthalmologist certified Laser Refractive Surgeon (Cert LRS). He has been appointed as a Responsible Officer by the NHS England and the General Medical Council to monitor standards of refractive surgeons.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of Midland Society of Ophthalmology
Member of British Society for Refractive Surgery
Member of European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

NHS base

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Tuesday PM