Seema Verma

Seema Verma

NHS secretary: 

Michelle Gardner

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2621

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Cataract
External eye disease
Blepheritis
Acute and general ophthalmology

Year of first medical qualification: 

1987

Location of initial medical training: 

University College, London

Further key experience: 

MD thesis addressing pain and wound healing following excimer laser at St Thomas’ Hospital with Prof John Marshall
Advanced training in corneal and cataract surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital

Date joined Moorfields: 

1998

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Council member of United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 
Member of British Medical Association
Member of ORBIS

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

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital (2001)

Other professional achievements: 

Scientific publications in peer reviewed journals
Author in Kumar & Clark’s Textbook of Clinical Medicine

Research interests: 

Cataract and external eye disease
Delivery of primary healthcare

Languages spoken: 

English and Hindi/Urdu