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Mr Ivan Fawcett - Ophthalmology

Mr Ivan Fawcett is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Essex specialsing in vitreo-retinal surgery, cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma, and age related macular degeneration.

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

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Clinical interests

Mr Fawcett has a special interest in vitreo-retinal surgery, including trauma, acute retinal detachments, vitreous haemorrhage, macular holes and retinal fibrosis.
He also has a wide interest in general ophthalmology (eye / eyes) especially cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma, and age related macular degeneration. 

Academic background

Mr Fawcett read medicine at University of Newcastle upon Tyne qualifying in 1980. After SHO posts in Neurosurgery, Glasgow; he joined the Tenent Institute of Postgraduate Ophthalmology, holding posts of Lecturer and Senior Registrar to Professor Wallace Foulds CBE. Mr Fawcett did further training in St Paul's Eye Hospital in Liverpool as the first Vitreo-Retinal Fellow of Professor David Wong.

Professional Memberships

Mr Fawcett is a member of the Royal College Ophthalmologists and Royal Society of Medicine. 

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

01245 200307