Praveen Patel

NHS secretary: 

Hazel Lawrence

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2252

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Medical retina, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration
Cataract - clinical trial lead

Year of first medical qualification: 

1997

Location of initial medical training: 

Cambridge University

Further key experience: 

Clinical research fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Medical retina fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Date joined Moorfields: 

2003

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
International member of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of the Royal Society of Medicine

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

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital (2011)
Honorary consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (2011)

Other professional achievements: 

Moorfields research medal 2011
Medical retina clinical trials lead, Moorfields Eye Hospital
Lead clinician for age-related macular degeneration treatment service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow
Retinal imaging and therapies update for optometrists course organiser

Research interests: 

Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic retinopathy
Retinal vein occlusion

Languages spoken: 

English and Gujarati

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

Cricket and football