Mr Fook Chang Lam

MBChB (Hons), MRCP (UK), FRCOphth


Mr Fook Chang Lam graduated in medicine among the top of his class with honours and several prizes from the University of Glasgow. Prior to specialising in ophthalmology, Mr Lam also completed a Medical Rotation where he obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. His formal Basic Specialist Training and Higher Specialist Training in Ophthalmology were completed in Glasgow.

Mr Lam has had extensive super specialist training though 4 fellowships including an Anterior Segment Fellowship at the Sussex Eye Hospital specialising in artificial corneas, a Glaucoma Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and a Cornea and a Keratorefractive Surgery Fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital. After winning a scholarship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, he completed a further Fellowship in Advanced Corneal Surgery and Eye Banking in the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery in Rotterdam.

Mr Lam's extensive subspecialist training and surgical experience allows him to provide his patients with the full range of treatment options using the latest surgical techniques and technological advances. His particular clinical interests include safe cataract surgery with advanced premium lenses, modern treatments for corneal conditions, and glaucoma treatments.

Mr Lam specialises in the following treatments in Chichester:


  • Alternate Thursday Evening
  • Alternate Friday Morning
  • Alternate Saturday Morning


Current posts

  • Worthing NHS Hospital
  • St Richards NHS Hospital


  • Cataract surgery
  • Cornea and eye surface problems
  • Corneal Grafts
  • Glaucoma diagnosis and treatments

Other interests

  • Keratoconus
  • Fuchs endothelial dystrophy
  • Eye surface conditions
  • Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty
  • Corneal crosslinking

Personal interests

Cycling and travelling

Member of

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • British Ocular Surface Society (Hon Secretary)
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists (Fellow)
  • British Medical Association


Mr Fook Chang Lam works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Bupa
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Health-on-Line
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Benenden Health
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Mr Fook Chang Lam does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Fook Chang Lam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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