Mr Dong Park

Qualifications

BSc, MB ChB, FRCOphth, FEBO

GMC number: 6145572

Practicing since: 2006

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Friday morning
  • Overview

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About

Mr Park is a double board-certified, fellowship trained Consultant Ophthalmologist and the Lead Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. He is also an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick. 

Mr Park studied Medicine at St Andrews University and the University of Manchester; graduated with BSc (Med Sci) in 2003, followed by MB ChB in 2006. As a medical student at Manchester University, he was awarded the prestigious Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Medical Student Prize. 

His House Officerships were served at the University Hospitals in Birmingham and this was followed by run-through specialty training in Ophthalmology at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, the #1 eye hospital in the UK (Newsweek, The World's Best Hospitals 2019).

After the Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) in Ophthalmology, he became a Fellow of both the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) and the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in 2015.

Mr Park then completed an additional 3 years of formal sub-specialty fellowship training with advanced post-CCT Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowships at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College London Healthcare NHS Trust.

Special interests

Micro-incision cataract surgery
Complex cataracts & secondary lens implant complications
Vitreoretinal surgery & Retinal detachment
Macular degeneration & disorders
Macular surgery (Macular holes & Epiretinal Membrane)
Complicated diabetic eye disease
Emergency eye care & Severe ocular trauma
Surgical management of uveitis & floaters
Micro-incision sutureless vitrectomy surgery

Languages spoken

English, Korean

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Dong Park at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Uveitis
  • Anterior segment
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Dong Park works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Park is known for his surgical expertise and for providing patients with safe, effective and minimally invasive treatment for comprehensive eye conditions. His surgical expertise encompasses all aspects of Cataract and Retinal surgery, and he was the first UK surgeon to successfully use Air tamponade routinely for Retinal Detachment repairs with vitrectomy. His areas of interest also include Complex cataracts & secondary lens implant complications; Vitreoretinal surgery for macular conditions like Macular holes or Epiretinal membrane, and the surgical management of floaters.

Mr Park is a keen educator and researcher, and he is currently an Honorary Clinical Lecturer & a Clinical Tutor at the Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick. He is heavily involved in teaching for Medical students, Ophthalmology trainees & Optometrists, and he is a trainer for cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. Mr Park is also a peer-reviewer for the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and given numerous national and international presentations.

Memberships

  • British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
  • European Vitreoretinal Society
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • European Board of Ophthalmology
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Warwick

Insurers Mr Dong Park works with

Mr Dong Park works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

Mr Dong Park does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Dong Park does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Dong Park does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.