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Friday, 18 September 2015 21:59

Mr Sudipto Bhatta Glaucoma Specialist, Hull

MB BS (Hons), MS (Ophthalmology), FRCOphth

Mr Sudipto Bhatta is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Trust since 2013 which looks after more than 4000 glaucoma patients in the region annually. Since joining the Hull & East Yorkshire Eye Hospital he has successfully introduced new glaucoma services in the Ophthalmology department like the 'virtual  clinic pathway' (which will allow glaucoma patients to be reviewed in a timely manner with the latest investigations) & the selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT). He performs numerous complex glaucoma and cataract surgeries per year in addition to laser treatment for glaucoma. After completing his Specialist Registrar training in general ophthalmology at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals he has undertaken an Advanced Subspeciality Training in glaucoma at the St James's University Hospital, Leeds. Prior to his higher specialist training in the UK, he had completed a Masters degree (MS) in Ophthalmology from the University of Calcutta, India. Mr Bhatta has presented in national and international ophthalmology meetings and has publications in peer reviewed scientific journals.

His area of expertise are as follows:

• Medical management of glaucoma

• Glaucoma surgery (filtering surgery - Trabeculectomy, combined glaucoma and cataract surgery - phacotrabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage devices -

Ahmed valve)

• Microincision cataract surgery (MICS) & complex cataract surgery especially in patients with coexistent glaucoma

• Laser treatment for Glaucoma (SLT- selective laser trabeculoplasty, YAG laser iridotomy, cyclodiode laser).

• Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) laser in glaucoma patients (presently unvailable within the NHS in East Yorkshire)


He is a member of the following professional organisations:

• Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK

• American Academy of Ophthalmologists

• UK & Eire Glaucoma Society

• European Glaucoma Society

• North of England Ophthalmological Society

• European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

He has a young family, endeavours to keep fit through sports and enjoys exotic Indian cuisine. He has been strongly associated with the Lions Charitable Eye Hospital in the past and have performed hundreds of sight-saving cataract surgeries in the developing world previously.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 September 2015 20:42