Adnan Tufail

Adnan Tufail

NHS secretary: 

Shirley Lee

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2576

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Medical retina
Uveitis
Cataract

Year of first medical qualification: 

1989

Location of initial medical training: 

Guy's Hospital Medical School, University of London

Further key experience: 

Two-year fellowship in medical retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital as well as a period with Prof Gass and the Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, USA
Spent 2 ½ years at the Jules Stein Eye Hospital, Los Angeles, USA, undertaking clinical training in uveitis as well as completing a higher research degree
Clinical and research lead at Moorfields Eye Hospital for treatments for age-related macular degeneration

Date joined Moorfields: 

2002

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of The American Society of Retina Specialists
Member of the European Vision Institute retina panel

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

Consultant ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital (2002)
Honorary senior lecturer at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Research interests: 

New treatments for choroidal neovascularisation (associated with age-related macular degeneration as well as other conditions) and novel treatments diabetic retinopathy
Involved in laboratory as well as clinical research into treating a number of rare retinal diseases

Languages spoken: 

English, Urdu/Hindu (partial fluency) and Punjabi (understanding)