Mrs Katya Tambe is an adult and paediatric oculoplastic consultant at the Nottingham University Teaching Hospitals. She has a keen interest in paediatric oculoplastics, facial nerve palsy and peri-ocular reconstructions. She runs a busy paediatric oculoplastic service at NUH and works closely with the Moh’s surgeons in the reconstructions following periocular tumour excisions.
In the private sector she performs surgical blepharoplasties and the full range of oculoplastic surgery, specialising in personalised aesthetic surgery with a focus on natural outcomes.
Mrs Tambe trained in India where she received the gold medal for Ophthalmology at the Diplomate of National Board examinations. She then completed her specialist training in the West Midlands Deanery. She is one of the few dual trained oculoplastic surgeons having done a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Oculoplastics Fellowships at Leicester and Moorfields. Visiting Fellowships to Philadelphia and Toronto further enhanced her paediatric oculoplastic experience.
She conducts a popular annual oculoplastic cadaveric dissection course in Nottingham along with colleagues from the East Midlands. Mrs Tambe supervises the Nottingham Oculoplastic Fellowship programme with her colleagues. She is the joint head of service for the Department of Ophthalmology in Nottingham. She currently chairs the Ophthalmic League of friends Charity, of the Queens Medical Centre, which she is very passionate about.