Jean-Pierre Danjoux

MB BS, FRCOphth, CertLRS Director

Mr Danjoux attended the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and qualified in Medicine in 1985. He completed training in Ophthalmology at:

  • St James University Hospital, Leeds
  • West Norwich Hospital
  • Newcastle General Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary
  • Sunderland Eye Infirmary.

In 1996, Mr Danjoux spent one year as Fellow in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at the Sydney Refractive Surgery Centre in Australia.

Upon his return to the UK, he was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Sunderland Eye Infirmary in July 1997.

He has contributed several papers on Corneal and Refractive Surgery to peer reviewed journals, together with textbook chapters on Excimer laser treatment.

A founder member of the ‘British Society for Refractive Surgery’, he is also a member of the ‘European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons’ and the ‘United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons’.

He has an active teaching role nationally on refractive surgery and is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Refractive Surgery Assessment Committee. He was part of the team that established the assessment in Refractive Laser Surgery for the College and is currently Senior Examiner for the Certificate in Refractive Surgery Assessment.

As a College appointed Specialist Advisor to NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence), Mr Danjoux has assisted in the publication of national guidance for both refractive and corneal surgical procedures.

Mr Danjoux and his wife Alex have 5 children. In his spare time, he coaches one of his son’s football team and holds the FA Level One coaching badge. He is a football fan, keen golfer and motor enthusiast