Melanie Hingorani

Melanie Hingorani

NHS secretary: 

Tracy Griffiths

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2344

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Paediatric ophthalmology
Paediatric cornea/external disease
Strabismus (children and adults)

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, London

Further key experience: 

Three fellowships; two in cornea/external disease and one in paediatrics and strabismus at Moorfields

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists scientific committee
Member, Federation of Specialist Hospitals committee

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

Consultant ophthalmologist (2007) and clinical director for quality and safety (2012), Moorfields Eye Hospital
Consultant, Bedford Hospital 2007
Consultant, Hinchingbrooke Hospital 2004
Deputy Caldicott Guardian, Moorfields 2011


Other professional achievements: 

FRCOphth 1997
MD Research (University of London) 1999

Research interests: 

Allergic eye disease, aniridia, community shared care ophthalmology, clinical governance in ophthalmology

Languages spoken: 

English, French and Italian