Ms Victoria Cohen

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Ocular oncology

Year of first medical qualification: 

1995

Location of initial medical training: 

Cambridge University, UK

Further key experience: 

Further consultant training at the Marie Currie Institute in Paris and the Proton Beam centres in Clatterbridge, UK and Orsay, France.

Date joined Moorfields: 

2005

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

International Society of Ocular Oncology
Wills Oncology Fellows Association
American Academy of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Eye Study Group

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

Chief of the ocular oncology service at Moorfields Eye Hospital and St Bartholomew’s (2009)
Full-time consultant ocular oncologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital and St Bartholomew’s (2007)
Examiner for St Mary’s Medical School, London
Lecturer at City University, London

Other professional achievements: 

Secretary for the International Congress of Ocular Oncology Sep 2009
Invited lectures: ocular oncology symposium Oxford Congress July 2009, ocular oncology instructional course AAO May 2009, Moorfields Bicentenary June 2005
Two book chapters and over 20 publications on ocular oncology

Languages spoken: 

English

Any other personal interests/background information that may be relevant: 

Uveal tract melanoma and cytogenetics
Ocular surface neoplasia and sentinel node biopsy
Clinical management of retinoblastoma
Ocular lymphoma
International collaborative studies