Himanshu Patel

NHS secretary: 

Esepheron Edeson

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2989

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Paediatric

Year of first medical qualification: 

1997

Location of initial medical training: 

Gujarat, India

Further key experience: 

Fellowship certificates in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus from The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. 
Former experience as medical staff (i.e. consultant)/faculty in paediatric ophthalmology at IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Former experience as a consultant ophthalmologist at various hospitals including Apollo Hospital in India

Date joined Moorfields: 

19 July 2010

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

AAPOS (American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)
All India Ophthalmological Society
Indian Medical Association

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

Consultant ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Royal London Hospital; full-time substantive post (2010)

Research interests: 

Retinopathy of prematurity
Strabismus

Languages spoken: 

English, Gujarati and Hindi