Saurabh Ghosh

MB BS, Dip. Ophthal, MRCOphth, FRCOphth (Lond)

Mr Ghosh qualified in Medicine from University of Calcutta, India, after which he did specialist registrar training in Ophthalmology in India and achieved the Gold medal for topping the Diploma in Ophthalmology exit exam. He then joined the UK Specialist Registrar Ophthalmology programme and completed further training at:

  • Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland
  • James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

He undertook Advanced Subspecialty training in Cornea and Anterior segment at Sunderland Eye Infirmary, during which time he also did an honorary part time clinical fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. After a further year’s Cornea Fellowship at Leicester Royal Infirmary he was appointed as a consultant at the Sunderland Eye Infirmary in 2014.

Mr Ghosh has regularly contributed to peer review journals and has made multiple national presentations. He specialises in:

  • Refractive surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Corneal grafts and corneal surgeries.

He has a keen interest in various corneal graft techniques and introduced and performed the first thin endothelial transplant – DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial transplant) in the North-East.

He also regularly teaches various corneal procedures including corneal transplants and is a core member of the Advanced Subspecialty Training in Cornea in the North-East to train fellows.

Outside ophthalmology he has an interest in various culinary styles and enjoys cooking with his wife who is a General Practitioner in the North-East and his two boys. He is also a keen badminton player. When in India he also was involved in comparing a national television health quiz show.