Fellowship Listings

This is a list of Fellowships and ASTOs currently available in the UK of which BOPSS is aware. Data is entered and maintained by BOPSS members directly.  Certain centres may offer informal observerships. Direct contact of members is encouraged for more information.

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UK Fellowships

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 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

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery, Dermatology (Mohs surgery),
Maxillo-facial Surgery,
ENT,
Imaging,
Pathology

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 3
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week ; Corneal clinic,1

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 3
Paediatric Oculoplastics 3

Fellows encouraged to take part in research

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery
Micrographic surgery

Timetable

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

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 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 raghavan.sampath@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
and
r.sampath@btinternet.com

Sites of work

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr. Raghavan Sampath
Mrs. Joyce Burns
Mrs Antonellas Berry Bringat

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 3
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

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neuro-ophthalmology

Timetable

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

Other information:

Usually advertised NHS Jobs March-April

Fellowship in Hereford County Hospital – Hereford, UK

Contact Details

Mr Ben While
Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic surgeon
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Email: Ben.While@wvt.nhs.uk & simon.madge@wvt.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Hereford County Hospital
Brecon War Memorial Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Simon N Madge
Mr Ben While

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

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 Mr While as well as present at departmental, regional and national meetings.

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Weekly Skin MDT meeting
Pathology
Dermatology

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 and Mr While, 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 oculoplastic surgeons outside Herefordshire.

Other information:

Mr Ben While
Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic surgeon
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Email: Ben.While@wvt.nhs.uk

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 London – London, UK

Contact Details

Miss Rajni Jain
Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon
Western Eye Hospital
153-173 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5QH

Email: rajni.jain@nhs.net

Sites of work

Western Eye Hospital
Charing Cross Hospital
Hillingdon/ Mount Vernon Hospital
Central Middlesex/ Northwick Park Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Miss Rajni Jain
Miss Vickie Lee
Miss Tessa Fayers
Mr Ahmad Aziz

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

1 Fellowship
Observers accepted

Experience required

ST5 and above ideally post CCT should have had experience of core oculoplastics

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Training offered

Dedicated endoscopic DCR lists with experienced trainers and complex lacrimal MDT setup
Wide exposure to all oculoplastic conditions with extensive surgical experience in ptosis and eyelid malpostions
MDT skin cancer and Mohs surgery and reconstruction
Bi- monthly MDT for Thyroid Eye disease
MDT for Complex orbital and skull base pathology
Access to Aesthetic training available

Training offered
1= minimum 2 = moderate 3 = full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 2
Fellows are actively encouraged to participate in research, teach and present at departmental, regional and national meetings.

Fellows will have exposure to complex pathology jointly managed with our colleagues in
ENT
Joint thyroid clinic (Endocrinology)
Maxillofacial & Trauma
Imaging
Plastic Surgery
Neurosurgery
Paediatrics
Dermatology

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/week 3
Oculoplastic lists/week 3+
Non-oculoplastic sessions 1/week

Salary & Accommodation

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

Recognition

Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Fellowship in 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

Access to other specialties

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

Other information:

Post normally advertised March and Sept

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 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

Sites of work

Aintree Hospital, Liverpool

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

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr James Hsuan
Mr Austin McCormick

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 1

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

Access to other specialties

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

Timetable

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

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 Glasgow – Scotland, UK

Contact Details

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

TEL 0141 211 2934

http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/your-health/health-services/scottish-ocular-oncology-service/

E-MAIL susan.ewan@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Dr Paul Cauchi
Dr Vikas Chadha
Dr Kevin Crofts
Dr Suzannah Drummond

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 1
Observers not accepted

Experience required

CCT or equivalent

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

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Radiology
Pathology
Neurosurgery

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/week 2
Oculoplastic/Oncology theatre lists/week 5
Ocular oncology clinic/ week 1
MDT/ week 1

Fellowship in Reading and Windsor – South East, UK

Contact Details

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

TEL: +44 (0)118 322 5111
andrew.pearson@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

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

Access to other specialties

Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery

Timetable

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

Recognition

Recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other information:

Information pack available on request
Contact Mr A Pearson

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

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 Maidstone – South East, UK

Contact Details

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

TEL: 01622226255
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

Ms M Khandwala
Mr H B Smith
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

Access to other specialties

Endocrinology- Joint TED clinics
Plastic Surgery
Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Paediatrics
Dermatology

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/ week – 4
Oculoplastic theatres/week – 4
Non oculoplastic sessions – 0

Recognition

Recognized by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

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 Doreen.Khan-Lim@uhs.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Southampton Eye Unit, Southampton General Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Miss Doreen Khan-Lim
Miss We Fong Siah

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 1
Observers are accepted

Experience required

Completion of general ophthalmic training
Basic oculoplastic experience desirable

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months
Fellows usually appointed August or February

Training offered

1=minimum 2=moderate 3=full
Eyelid 3
Lacrimal 3
Orbit 3
Fellows encouraged to take part in research and both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Access to other specialties

Maxillo-facial
ENT
Imaging
Pathology
Neurosurgery

Multidisciplinary team meetings and clinics

Timetable

Oculoplastic clinics/week 4
Oculoplastic lists/week 4
Non-oculoplastic sessions/week e.g. 1 casualty, 2 study/teaching

Other information:

Post advertised June/July

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 Bristol – South West, UK

Contact Details

Miss Rebecca Ford, Oculoplastics Lead
rebecca.ford@uhbristol.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Bristol Eye Hospital
May also involve other sites within University Hospitals Bristol Trust (Bristol children’s, St Michaels hospital, Bristol Royal Infirmary, South Bristol Hospital, Bristol Dental Hospital)

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Miss Rebecca Ford
Miss Helen Garrott
Mr Richard Harrad

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

2 (1 fellowship, 1 TSC which may convert to a 2nd fellowship if no Severn Deanery trainee selects oculoplastics TSC)

Experience required

Basic oculoplastics experience required; CCT or equivalent preferred but not essential.

Normal duration of Fellowship

1 year

Training offered

Full range of lid, lacrimal and orbital medicine & surgery. (NB aesthetic surgical training is not s significant component of this fellowship).

Timetable

4-5 clinics, 4-5 lists (all oculoplastics), 1 research.
Exposure to orbital imaging meetings, skin cancer MDTs, Mohs surgery, orbital trauma meetings, & joint lists with ENT / neurosurgery / max-fax are all possible.

Recognition

TSC recognised by RCOphth, no recognition for fellowship.

Fellowship in Sheffield – South Yorkshire, UK

Contact Details

Mr Sachin Salvi
Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon and Ocular Oncologist
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop road
Sheffield
S10 2JF

Ph: 01142713829 (Linzi Mclean Secretary)
Email: sachin.salvi@sth.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Sachin Salvi
Ms Zanna Currie
Ms Jennifer Tan

Prof Ian Rennie (Ocular Oncology)
Mr Paul Rundle (Ocular Oncology)

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Fellowship in Oculoplastics, Orbital Surgery and Ocular Oncology

Experience required

Post CCT with ASTO level Oculoplastic experience preferable

Normal duration of Fellowship

1 year (usually commencing in August)

Training offered

Orbital surgery: dedicated weekly orbital theatre. Orbital clinic (including thyroid eye disease); monthly joint clinic with endocrinology and access of joint orbital trauma clinic with maxillofacial surgery; weekly neuro-radiology MDT; presentation of cases at skull base and head and neck MDT’s

Ocular Oncology: weekly supervised operating list with experience including ruthenium plaque brachytherapy, proton beam therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, enucleation, local resection and exenteration surgery, weekly MDT with histopathology and oncology, weekly supervised new patient clinic, weekly independent follow up clinic

Oculoplastic: dedicated oculoplastic clinic, supervised oculoplastic list (including paediatric oculoplastics and multistaged excisions and reconstructions ); independent minor op list

Lacrimal: mainly external DCR with some endonasal DCR experience possible

no dedicated cataract list

Timetable

The timetable has some flexibility to suit the Fellow’s training requirement

Salary & Accommodation

£46208 per annum
Can be supplemented by on calls/ Saturday working

Recognition

Unique fellowship providing both adnexal and ocular oncology experience

Other information:

Research time is protected and Fellow are expected to present nationally and internationally (1 funded meeting each) and complete a number of publications

Fellowship in East Grinstead – Sussex, UK

Contact Details

Mr Raman Malhotra
Mr Andre Litwin

Telephone secretary:
Trudi Bewer 01342 414549

Email:
raman@ramanmalhotra.com
andre@andrelitwin.com

Sites of work

Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Raman Malhotra
Mr Andre Litwin

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Two Fellowships available, usually starting February and August each year.

Experience required

Candidates are normally expected to have completed their CCST and have significant experience in oculoplastics with FRCOphth or equivalency.

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

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Training offered

This Fellowship will provide extensive clinical and surgical experience in the diagnosis and management of patients with Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital disease. The post holder will be required to undertake surgery on such cases both under supervision and independently, whilst being encouraged to develop their clinical skills, taking on an increasingly complex caseload.

Timetable

3-5 operating sessions per week
4 oculoplastic clinics per week

No eye casualty clinics, but some general Ophthalmic patients will be seen over the week.

Salary & Accommodation

Depending on experience £37,923 – £70,718 per annum plus an on-call supplement (currently 4% of base salary).

Recognition

Not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Other information:

The unit has an international reputation for Oculoplastic, Ocular surface and Corneal research. The Fellow will be expected to participate in new and on-going projects as well as present at national and international meetings.

Fellowship in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals – UK, East Anglia, Norfolk

Contact Details

Miss Kimia Ziahosseini
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust
Colney Lane
Norwich
NR4 7UY
Kimia.Ziahosseini@nnuh.nhs.uk

Secretary:
Mrs Donna Hills
01603 288408
Donna.Hills @nnuh.nhs.uk

Sites of work

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Miss Kimia Ziahosseini

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

one fellowship

Experience required

Applicants must have completed
their core curriculum training
(CCT) in ophthalmology or equivalent

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Training offered

Eyelid:3
Lacrimal: 3 ( including endoscopic endonasal DCR)
Orbit:3
Paediatric oculoplastics:3

Access to other specialties

Head and Neck cancer MDT
Skin Cancer MDT
Thyroid eye disease MDT
Neuro-radiologists

Timetable

oculoplastics theatre: 3
Cataract: 1
Oculoplastics clinic: 4

Salary & Accommodation

33000 plus

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.uk & Anjana@doctors.org.uk

Sites of work

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

Consultant Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Training Fellows

Mr Daniel Morris

Mrs Anjana Haridas

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

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

ASTO in Coventry – West Midlands, UK.

Contact Details

Harpreet Singh Ahluwalia
University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust.
Clifford Bridge Road
Coventry CV2 2DX.
02476966506

Sites of work

University Hospital Coventry
St Cross Hospital Rugby

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

August – August every year with interviews in October.

Experience required

Some Oculoplastics clinical & surgical experience is required.

Normal duration of Fellowship

12 months

Training offered

TSC in Oculoplastics

Timetable

4 Oculoplastic Theatre sessions
4 Oculoplastic Clinics including two multidisciplinary clinics for Endonasal assessment & Thyroid Eye Disease.
Monthly Botulinum Toxin clinic.

Salary & Accommodation

ST7 full time with on call

Recognition

Fully recognised by Royal College of Ophthalmologists London UK.

 

International Fellowships

Fellowship in Sydney – NSW, Australia

Contact Details

Amrita Sharma
Office Manager / Fellowship Co-ordinator
Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation
GPO Box 1614, Sydney NSW 2001
8 Macquarie Street, Sydney – Centre Block
T 02 9382 7408
F 02 9382 7415
M 0425 320 132
Email: amrita.sharma@health.nsw.gov.au

We have provided Full info on each Fellowship in our Website: www.sydneyeyehospitalfoundation.org.au Under Fellowship full info is given and the next above fellowship application will open on 1 June 2018 for 2 months:

For the Fellowship period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020. Anyone interested in these Fellowship can email me directly
amrita.sharma@health.nsw.gov.au

The next Oculoplastic Fellowship Application will open from 1 June 2018 to 31 July 2018, it will be open for 2 months only, The Interview for this Fellowship will be in September 2018 – Via Phone or inperson / This Fellowship will start from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

Availability of Fellowships and Observerships

Number of Fellowships 1 (the next Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Oculoplastic Fellowship is available from 1 July 2019 for 12 months )

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

The Fellowships are honorary positions within the Hospital because the Foundation pays the salary and not the hospital.

The current salary (which is taxable under Australian Income Tax Law) is set at $54,000 per annum. In addition there is an allowance of $1,000 per Fellowship to cover certain registration costs that are imposed by Immigration, AHPRA and RANZCO. These amounts are subject to review.

Other information:

Further information at www.sydneyeyehospitalfoundation.org.au