Miss Andrea Elkan



GMC number: 6138095

Practicing since: 1993



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Miss Andrea Elkan is a Consultant Ophthalmologist who completed her Ophthalmic Specialist training in Athens, Greece and received the European Board of Ophthalmology Fellowship in 2002 in Paris. She practiced Ophthalmology in Greece until 2010, gaining vast experience in General Ophthalmology and small incision cataract surgery.

Miss Elkan has been a substantive Consultant at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust since January 2018 and is one of the clinical supervisors involved in the surgical training of Ophthalmology trainees.

Miss Elkan is also a member of the UK based charity “Eye Care for Zambia”, which provides Ophthalmology training in Zambia as well as eye care for the population from various regions of the country.

Special interests

General Ophthalmology, small incision cataract surgery and Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Languages spoken

English, Hungarian, German, Romanian, Greek

Treatments and tests offered by Miss Andrea Elkan at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Miss Andrea Elkan works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology
  • Midland Ophthalmological Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Insurers Miss Andrea Elkan works with

Miss Andrea Elkan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • ESMI
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Miss Andrea Elkan has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Miss Andrea Elkan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Andrea Elkan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.