Bill Aylward

Bill Aylwardl

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Vitreoretinal second opinions (no longer carries out surgery)
Clinical informatics

Year of first medical qualification: 

1982

Location of initial medical training: 

Cambridge

Further key experience: 

MD in diabetic retinopathy, fellowship training with Peter Leaver, and Professor Don Gass

Date joined Moorfields: 

1994

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Past president of Euretina (the European Society of Retinal Specialists)
Vice president of the executive committee of the Club Jules Gonin
Elected member of the European Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists
Chairman of information and audit committee of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the professional standards committee of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

Honorary senior tutor with Institute of Ophthalmology

Other professional achievements: 

Over 100 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals, and author of nine book chapters
Author of ‘Techniques for Retinal Detachment Surgery’ in Ryan’s Retina
Listed in ‘Who’s Who’ from 2004

Research interests: 

Macular surgery, PVR

Languages spoken: 

English