Fellowship Listings

This is a list of Fellowships and ASTOs currently available in the UK of which BOPSS is aware. Direct contact of members is encouraged for more information.

Note: this listing does not imply BOPSS or Royal College approval.

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UK Fellowships

Fellowship in Norwich – Norfolk, UK

Contact Details

Mr Bijan Beigi
Eye Department
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Colney Lane
Norwich
NR4 7UZ
01603 288372
claire.anthony@NNUH.NHS.UK

Sites of work

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust.

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Bijan Beigi

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Will be advertised in July. To apply use contact details listed.

Experience required

ST Level 4

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Salary & Accommodation

Salary £33,000 plus.

Fellowship in Shrewsbury – South West, UK

Contact Details

Mr Suresh Sagili
Ophthalmology Department
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Road
Shrewsbury
SY3 8XQ

email: suresh.sagili@sath.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Princess Royal Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Suresh Sagili
Mr Robert Dapling

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of fellows 1

Experience required

Speciality Trainee year 6/7 or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Training offered

1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
including endoscopic DCR
Orbit 2

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/week 2
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
General clinics/week 2, Cataract list/week 1

Fellowship in Birmingham Midland Eye Centre – Birmingham, UK

Contact details

Miss Faye Mellington
Birmingham Midland Eye Centre
City Hospital
Dudley Road
Birmingham
B18 7QH

Tel: 0044 (0) 121 507 6894
Fax: 0044 (0) 121 507 6791
Email: faye.mellington@nhs.net

Sites of Work
Birmingham Midland Eye Centre

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Yajati Ghosh
Miss Faye Mellington
Mr Aidan Murray

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted

Experience required
Specialist registrars post CCST or equivalent.
FRCOphth or equivalent
Previous TSC or Fellowship desirable.

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1= minimum 2 = moderate 3 = full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows are actively encouraged to participate in research, teach and present at departmental, regional and national meetings.

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 4
Non- oculoplastic sessions/week 1

Access to other specialties
ENT
Joint thyroid clinic (Endocrinology)
Imaging
Pathology
Plastic Surgery
Paediatrics
Dermatology
Neuro-ophthalmology

Salary and accommodation
£40 000 pa
Salary may be supplemented by additional clinic/theatre sessions
Accommodation available outside hospital campus only

Recognition by Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

 

Fellowship in Moorfields Eye Hospital – London, UK

Contact details

Mr. Daniel Ezra,
Adnexal Training Director,
Moorfields Eye Hospital,
City Road,
London EC1V 2PD.

Telephone: 020 7566 2055

Email: d.ezra@ucl.ac.uk

Sites of Work:

Moorfields Eye Hospital,
St George’s Hospital
Western Eye Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Miss Michele Beaconsfield,
Professor Richard Collin,
Miss Claire Daniel,
Miss Branka Marjanovich,
Miss Sarah Osbourne ,
Mr. Geoffrey Rose,
Miss Pari Shams,
Mr Jimmy Uddin,
Mr David Verity.

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 9

Experience required

Candidates are normally expected to have completed their CCST and have significant experience in oculoplastics. Prospective fellows should be proficient with basic procedures such as ptosis and external DCR surgery and have demonstrated that these can be performed independently.

Training offered 1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full

Eyelid – 3
Lacrimal – 3
Orbit – 3

Moorfields offers a comprehensive oculoplastics training through fellowships of 12 months duration, with the possibility of extension for a further 6 months. Moorfields is a major tertiary and international centre for complex eyelid, lacrimal and orbital disease.

The orbital service performs high throughput decompression surgery and offers exposure to a wide range of orbital disease.

The department performs a comprehensive range of adult and paediatric lacrimal surgery inluding high volume external and endonasal DCR surgery and Lester Jones procedures.

Trainees will also have exposure to ENT, plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, dermatology, radiology and pathology. Research is also strongly encouraged with dedicated research sessins available to the appropriate candidates.

Timetable
4-5 ocluplastics clinics,
3-5 theatre lists.

No casualty or primary care clinics are included as the timetables consist of only specialist oculoplastics activities.

On calls
YES

Duration
12 months, extedable to 18 months.

When to apply
Appointments are usually 12-18 months in advance.

Non-EU international applicants will need at least 9-12 months to allow for appropriate Visa permissions.

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary £40,000 + On call.

Royal College recognised (UK)
2 TSC positions are approved by the college for training.

Fellowship in Great Yarmouth – East Anglia, UK

Contact details

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Lowestoft Road
Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6LA

Telephone: (01493) 453673
E-MAIL bridget.hemmant@jpaget.nhs.uk

Sites of Work

The James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mrs B Hemmant

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Completion of general ophthalmic training

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Normally
Interview required for UK applicants only

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 1
Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week ; Corneal clinic,1
Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery, Dermatology (Mohs surgery),
Maxillo-facial Surgery,
ENT,
Imaging,
Pathology

 

Fellowship in Southampton – South East, UK

Contact details

 

Southampton Eye Unit
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton
Hampshire SO16 6YD

TEL 023 8079 8836
FAX 023 8079 4120
E-MAIL Ruth.Manners@uhs.nhs.uk

Sites of Work

Southampton Eye Unit, Southampton General Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Miss R M Manners

Miss Doreen Khan-Lim

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Completion of general ophthalmic training
Basic oculoplastic experience

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months
Fellows usually appointed 12 months ahead
Interview not required for UK or overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 2
Orbit 1

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 2.5
Oculoplastic lists/week 4-5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 1 casualty, 1.5 study/teaching

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery

Other information

Post advertised June/July

Fellowship in Reading and Windsor – South East, UK

Contact details

Department of Ophthalmology
Royal Berkshire Hospital
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

TEL: 0044 (0)118 322 5111

Sites of Work

Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading and Prince Charles Eye Unit, Windsor

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Andrew Pearson
Miss Annette Bacon

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are not accepted

Experience required
Senior trainee close to or post completion of Certificate of Higher Specialist Training or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6-9 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 2

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 2

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neuro-ophthalmology

Recognition
Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information
Information pack available on request
Contact Mr A Pearson

Fellowship in Plymouth – South West, UK

Contact details

Derriford Hospital,

Derriford Road

Plymouth PL6 8DL
TEL: 0044 (0)1752 439358
FAX 0044 (0)1752 245144

E-MAIL v.thaller@nhs.net

Sites of Work
Derriford Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Vladimir T Thaller

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Completion of general ophthalmic training; competent at phaco

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants only

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 1

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 1
Oculoplastic lists/week 1
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 7

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary £40,000 pa
Salary can be supplemented by additional clinic/theatre sessions
Accommodation available outside the hospital campus only

Recognition
Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information
Information pack available on request
Contact Mr V T Thaller

Fellowship in Oxford – South East, UK

Contact details

Oxford Eye Hospital
Level LG1, West Wing
John Radclifffe Hospital
Headley Way
Oxford OX3 9DU

TEL: 01865 231578
FAX: 01865 234515
E-MAIL Jonathan.Norris@ouh.nhs.uk
WEBSITE www.eye.ox.ac.uk

Sites of Work
Oxford Eye Hospital
West Wing, John Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Jonathan Norris

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Specialist registrars post-CCST or equivalent. Some experience in oculoplastic surgery preferred

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants and overseas applicants (may be by telephone if necessary)

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 1
Oculoplastic lists/week 4.75
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 2

Access to other specialties
Joint Thyroid Clinic (Rheumatology, Endocrinology)
Dermatology (Mohs surgery)
Craniofacial unit
Plastic surgery
Maxillo-facial surgery (Complex Orbital Trauma Clinic)
ENT surgery
Neurosurgery
Paediatrics
Imaging
Pathology

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Specialist Registrar Salary
Salary can be supplemented? Possibly
Single accommodation available on hospital campus at approx.£350-450/month (subject to availability)
Married accommodation not available on hospital campus
Accommodation available outside hospital campus (not hospital owned)

Recognition
Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information
Information pack available on request
Contact: Jonathan Norris

Fellowship in Nottingham – East Midlands, UK

Contact details

Queens Medical Centre
B Floor South
University Hospital
Nottingham NG7 2UH

TEL: 0115 9249924 Ext.63888
FAX 0115 9709749
E-MAIL lorraine.abercrombie@nuh.nhs.uk, 
alexander.foss@nuh.nhs.uk, katya.tambe@nuh.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Queens Medical Centre

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Alex J E Foss

Mrs Lorraine Abercrombie

Mrs Katya Tambe

 

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and pay a fee for accommodation only

Experience required
Specialist registrars in final year of training or completed ST training, see general information on recognition

Normal duration of Fellowship
6-12 months
Fellows usually appointed 3-6 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 2-3

Paediatric Oculoplastics 2

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 1

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery
Micrographic surgery

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary £28,000
Salary can be supplemented with waiting list initiative cataract surgery lists
Single accommodation may be available on hospital campus at approx.£280-320/month
Married accommodation, may be available on hospital campus, contact Derwent Housing 01332-346477
Accommodation available outside the hospital campus (not hospital owned)

Recognition
Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information

Contact Mrs Katya Tambe, Mrs Lorraine Abercrombie, Mr AJE Foss.

 

Fellowship in Newcastle – Northumbria, UK

Contact details

Newcastle Eye Centre

Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP

TEL: 0191 282 5404

E-MAIL: lucy.clarke@nuth.nhs.uk

Sites of Work

Royal Victoria Infirmary

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Miss Lucy Clarke
Mr Eric Barnes
Mr K Narayanan

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1 plus 1 TSC post
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Post CCT specialist trainee or equivalent for the fellows post

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed approx. 12 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants, Skype interviews for overseas applicants can be arranged

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 4

Monthly MDT clinics with Endocrinologists (thyroid), Dermatologists (Mohs), Ocular prosthetists, and craniofacial clinic with Plastic surgeon, Neurosurgeon and Maxilo-facial surgeon
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week: General clinics 1

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Neuro-radiology Imaging
Pathology
Craniofacial
Endocrinology – thyroid
Dermatology (Mohs)
Neurosurgery

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Specialist Registrar salary
No accommodation available on hospital campus
Accommodation is available outside hospital campus (not hospital owned)

 

Fellowship in Manchester – North West, UK

Contact details

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9WH

TEL: 0161 276 5569
Email sajid.ataullah@cmft.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Saj Ataullah
Miss Anne Cook

Mr D Nolan

Mr A Sadiq

Mr B Leatherbarrow- on sabbatical at present

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 3
Observers accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Specialist registrars in final year preferred

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 18 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 2
Oculoplastic lists/week 5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 0

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology

 

Fellowship in Maidstone – South East, UK

Contact details

The Eye, Ear & Mouth Unit
Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane
Barming
Kent ME16 9QQ

TEL: 01622 729000
FAX 01622 226197
E-MAIL mona.khandwala@nhs.net

Sites of Work

The Maidstone Hospital
Pembury Hospital, Tunbridge Wells

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Miss Mona Khandwala
Mr N Rowson

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Post Specialist Registrar training

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6-12 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 1

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 0

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Dermatology

 

Fellowship in London: Chelsea & Westminster – London, UK

Contact details

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
London SW10 9NH

TEL: 020 8746 8343
FAX 020 8237 5040

Email naresh.joshi@chelwest.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
The Royal Marsden Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Naresh Joshi

Mr Niall Kirpatrick

Mr Simon Eccles

Mr Richard Young

Mr Jonathen Collier

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted

Experience required
Completion of core training, previous TSC or fellowship desirable

Suitable for experienced Fellow with interest in Multi-Disciplinary Team approach to management of orbitocentric craniofacial diseases
Training in endoscopic ENT/ plastic surgery available
Training in cosmetic oculoplastic and facial surgery available
Access to Mohs’ tumour management and skin cancer MDT available

Normal duration of Fellowship
6 months
Fellows usually appointed 3 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants only

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 1
Orbit 2
Complex multidisciplinary facial 3
Aesthetics 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 4

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Craniofacial

Other information

Post normally advertised March and Sept

 

Fellowship in Liverpool – North West, UK

Contact details

Department of Ophthalmology
University Hospital Aintree
Lower Lane
Liverpool
L9 7AL
TEL: 0151 529 0142
FAX 0161 529 0139

Site of Work
Aintree Hospital, Liverpool

Additionally – Alder Hey Childrens Hospital; The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr James Hsuan
Mr Austin McCormick

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Ophthalmology Specialist Training, FRCOphth or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants
Telephone interviews by arrangement for overseas applicants

Training offered
[1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full] Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 2
Oculoplastic lists/week 5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 1

Access to other specialties
Regional Head and Neck Centre – ENT & Maxillo-facial surgery
Regional Neurosurgical Centre
Regional Dermatology Skin Cancer MDT

 

Other information
Post is advertised.

Contact Mr James Hsuan or Mr Austin McCormick
james.hsuan@aintree.nhs.uk
austin.mccormick@aintree.nhs.uk

Fellowship in Leicester – East Midlands, UK

Contact details

Eye Department
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Infirmary Square
Leicester LE1 5WW

TEL: 0116 2541414
FAX 0116 258 5927
E-MAIL Ragavan.sampath@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Leicester Royal Infirmary

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr. Raghavan Sampath
Mrs. Joyce Burns

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted and have to pay a fee

Experience required
Equivalent to Final year SpR

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 4
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week eg General clinics 1, Research/admin 1

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neuro-ophthalmology

 

Other information
Usually advertised NHS Jobs March-April

Fellowship in Hereford County Hospital – Hereford, UK

Contact details

Mr Simon N Madge
Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic surgeon
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Email: drsimonmadge@gmail.com & simon.madge@wvt.nhs.uk



Sites of Work

Hereford County Hospital
Brecon War Memorial Hospital

Availability of Fellowships
Number of Fellowships 1

Experience required
No oculoplastic experience is required, however, it is expected that candidates will have the drive and enthusiasm to learn new techniques under supervision, be motivated to read, and respond to constructive feedback.
Independence in cataract surgery is a pre-requisite as the post is part-funded through covering consultants’ theatre lists when they are on leave.

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 12 months ahead

Interview required, but can be by telephone for overseas applicants

Training offered

1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Includes endonasal surgery
Orbit 1

Fellows are actively encouraged to participate in research, review manuscripts for publication, teach on courses with Mr Madge and present at departmental, regional and national meetings.

Timetable:
7 clinical sessions per week, plus research / assisting
Oculoplastic clinics/week 2-3
Oculoplastic lists/week 3-4
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 1-2

The timetable is fortnightly, encompassing an exceptionally well-balanced programme of supervised and unsupervised surgery, clinics and dedicated time for research / reading. In addition to the (on average) 4 theatre sessions per week, 2 of which will be directly supervised by Mr Madge, the timetable allows the flexibility of attending a third theatre list in the week (if interested), as well as potentially gaining ENT /FESS surgical experience or visiting other oculoplastics surgeons outside Herefordshire



Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Fortnightly Skin MDT meeting
Pathology
Dermatology

Contact:

Mr Simon Madge
Consultant Ophthalmic & oculoplastic surgeon
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Email:  simon.madge@wvt.nhs.uk

Fellowship in Glasgow – Scotland, UK

Contact details

Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology
Gartnavel General Hospital
1053 Great Western Road
Glasgow G12 0YN

TEL 0141 211 2934
www.soos.scot.nhs.uk
E-MAIL ewan.kemp@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Ewan G Kemp

Dr Kevin Crofts

Dr Paul Cauchi

Availability of Fellowships
Number of Fellowships 1 and 1 TSC  (regional trainee)
Observers not accepted

Experience required
CCT 7 or post CCT

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 9 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants? Yes
Interview required for overseas applicants? Yes

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 2
Orbit 2

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 1
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 1
+ 1 Ocular Oncology clinic

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery

 

Fellowship in East Grinstead – South East, UK

Contact details

Corneoplastic Unit
Queen Victoria Hospital
East Grinstead
West Sussex RH19 3DZ

TEL: 01342 414549
FAX 01342 414106
E-MAIL raman.malhotra@qvh.nhs.uk

Sites of Work
Queen Victoria Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Raman Malhotra

Mr Andre Litwin

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 2
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Specialist Registrars in year 4/5 or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6-9 months ahead
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered:
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Research is an essential requirement for Oculoplastic Fellows

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 5.5
Oculoplastic lists/week 3+
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery including the inter-disciplinary Facial Anomalies Clinic (FACE) and burns management

Maxillo-facial

ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Burns Unit
Cosmetic Surgical Centre
Cornea/Refractive
Craniofacial
Dermatology
Mohs
Neuro-ophthalmology

 

Fellowship in Cardiff – Wales. UK

Contact details

Cardiff Eye Unit
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
Cardiff CF4 4XW

TEL: 02920 742083
FAX 02920 748300
E-MAIL dsm@doctors.org

Sites of Work
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Daniel Morris

Mrs C M Lane

Availability of Fellowships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers not accepted

Experience required
Senior trainee who has completed their CCST or equivalent and requires specialist training in oculoplastic surgery

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead, application normally in April
Interview required for both UK and overseas applicants

Training offered:
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Research encouraged

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week Cataract list 1, Minor ops list 1

 

Fellowship in Bristol – South West, UK

Contact details

Bristol Eye Hospital
Lower Maudlin Street
Bristol BS1 2LX

TEL: 0117 342 4689
FAX 0117 342 2581
E-MAIL Katie.smith@ubht.swest.nhs.uk

Site of Work
Bristol Eye Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Mr Richard Harrad
Mrs Helen Herbert
Miss Helen Garrott

Availability of Fellowships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted

Experience required
After completion of training, post CCST or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for UK applicants only

Training offered:
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 4 to 5
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week occasional casualty shifts

Access to other specialities
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
Imaging
Pathology
Neuro-ophthalmology
Strabismus

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary £31,000
Salary can be supplemented with waiting list initiatives; on-call; refraction; assisting with private cases; etc.
Single and married accommodation available on hospital campus

Recognition
This fellowship has been converted to an ASTO – it is available to UK trainees and overseas applicants

Other information
Information pack available on request
Contact Mr R Harrad

 

International Fellowships

Fellowship in Adelaide, Australia – South Australia

Contact details

Naomi Bock

Ophthalmic Network Manager

Level 8, East Wing,
Royal Adelaide Hospital
North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

TEL: 61 8 8222 2734
E-MAIL naomi.bock@health.sa.gov.au
WEBSITE www.health.adelaide.edu.au/ophthalmology/fellowships/

Sites of Work
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Memorial Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Women’s & Children’s Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Professor Dinesh Selva
Dr Garry Davis
Dr James Muecke

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Experience preferred but not essential

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for both Australia-based and overseas applicants (but may be telephone interview)

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 4
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 0

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Mohs’ surgery

 

Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia – East Australia

Contact details

Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
Royal Children’s Hospital
Post Office Herston
Butterfield Street, Herston
Brisbane, Queensland 4029
Australia

TEL: 61 7 3266 3733
FAX 61 7 3266 8361
E-MAIL jsayer@ozdoc.com.au
tjs@gil.com.au

Sites of Work
Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
Royal Children’s Hospital
Greenslopes Hospital (Veterans)
St Andrew’s Private Hospital, Brisbane
Queensland Eye Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Tim J Sullivan

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Previous oculoplastic experience is an advantage, as is seniority

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 12 months ahead
Interviews may be required

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 4
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics Nil

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery
Genetics
Paediatrics

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary $AUD35000
Salary cannot be supplemented
Accommodation available outside hospital campus only

Recognition
Recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information
Information pack not available. The fellowship can be tailored to individual needs. The emphasis is on pathology and reconstructive work and purely aesthetic aspects of oculoplastics are not included. Specific questions concerning the Fellowship can be answered. Visa and medical registration takes a long time and needs to be arranged well in advance of the Fellowship.

Contact Mrs Johanna Sayer
Northside Eye Specialists
1382 Sandgate Road
Nundah, Brisbane
Queensland 4012
Australia

Fellowship in Melbourne, Australia – Victoria

Contact details

Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
32 Gisborne Street
East Melbourne
3002, Victoria
Australia

TEL: +61 3 9929 8666
FAX: +61 3 9963 7203
E-MAIL Nicky.Efron@eyeandear.org.au
WEBSITE www.eyeandear.org.au

Sites of Work
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Dr Alan McNab
Dr Thomas Hardy
Dr Charles Su
Dr Rodger Davies
Dr Justin Friebel
Dr Khami Satchi
Dr JJ Khong
Dr Lorraine Ong

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1
Observers accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Registerable Medical Practitioner for Australia. Pass in Government set English test (information available from the hospital administration). Oculoplastics experience.

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 6 months ahead
Interview required for applicants within Australia and overseas applicants (telephone interviews will be acceptable for overseas applicants who are short listed)

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 2
Oculoplastic lists/week 5-6
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 2

Access to other specialties
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Neuro-ophthalmology
Ocular immunology
Interventional radiology
Craniofacial surgery

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary, details on application
Salary cannot be supplemented
Accommodation available outside hospital campus only

Recognition
Recognition may be given – contact the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for specific information

Other information
Information pack available on request
Contact Nicky.Efron@eyeandear.org.au
Dr Alan McNab
Suite 216, 100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne, 3002
Victoria, Australia

Tel +61 3 9654 3500
Fax +61 3 9654 3533

E-mail amcnab@bigpond.com

Fellowship in Sydney, Australia – South East Australia

Contact details

Dr Gina Kourt,
SUITE 801, BMA HOUSE
135 MACQUARIE STREET
SYDNEY NSW 2000

TEL: +61 2  9241 7388
FAX: +61 2  9241 7298
MOB: 0414 654 290

TEL: +61 2 9819 6444
FAX: +61 2 9719 8012
www.macqsteyesurgeons.com.au

Sites of Work
Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows
Dr Gina Kourt (Head of department)
Dr Ross Benger
Dr Peter Martin
Dr Jenny Danks
Dr Geoff Wilcsek

Associate Surgeons
Dr Raf Ghabrial
Dr Simon Taylor
Dr Krishna Tumuluri

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships
Number of Fellowships 1 (the next Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Oculoplastic Fellowship is available from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018)

Application will open for this fellowship on 1 July 2016 for one month only

Further information at http://www.sydneyeyehospitalfoundation.org.au/

Observers are accepted and do not pay a fee

Experience required
Fully qualified ophthalmologist in country of training

Normal duration of Fellowship
12 months
Fellows usually appointed 12 months ahead, IELTS is required.
Interview in person required for both Australia-based and overseas applicants. Telephone interview only considered in extenuating circumstances.

Training offered
1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Timetable
Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. General clinics 0

Salary & Accommodation
Basic Salary Australian $55,000

Recognition
Possibly recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information
Further information at www.sydneyeyehospitalfoundation.org.au