Graham Thompson

Graham Thompson

NHS secretary: 

Lyndall Smith

Consultant telephone: 

0208 725 2325

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

General ophthalmology,
Adult and paediatric strabismus (squint),
Complex eye movement problems
Neuro-ophthalmology,
Paediatric ophthalmology.

Year of first medical qualification: 

1973

Location of initial medical training: 

St George’s Hospital Medical School London

Further key experience: 

Consultant to St George’s Hospital, London from 1983

Date joined Moorfields: 

2002

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

British Medical Association
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Southern Ophthalmological Society
Merton Medical Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association
World Society, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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

Full-time consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital and  St George’s Hospital, London
Honorary senior lecturer to St George’s University of London

Other professional achievements: 

Previous clinical director, St George’s Hospital Eye Department
Royal College of Ophthalmologists regional advisor, South Thames
South Thames programme director, ophthalmology
Current educational supervisor, London Deanery

Research interests: 

Composition of aqueous humour with particular reference to antioxidant properties and antibiotic penetration.
Spray pumps for children’s eye drop instillation

Languages spoken: 

English