Richard Andrews

NHS secretary: 

Jean Gray

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2255

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Medical retina (including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, venous occlusion)
Accident and emergency ophthalmology

Year of first medical qualification: 

1990

Location of initial medical training: 

University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Further key experience: 

Medical retina fellowship, Moorfields
Uveitis fellowship, Moorfields
PhD (genetics and macular degeneration), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Date joined Moorfields: 

2004

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

General Medical Council Specialist Register
Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmology, Member
Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Examiner, University of London

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

Full-time consultant, accident & emergency and medical retinal services, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 2004

Other professional achievements: 

Numerous publications and lectures on both medical retina and A&E at national and international professional meetings.

Research interests: 

Genetics and causes of macular degeneration.

Languages spoken: 

English