Mr Hanish Chauhan


BMedSci (Hons) Orthoptics

GMC number: HCPC - OR05785

Practising since: 2008



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Hanish graduated from University of Sheffield in 2008 and over the past few years he has taken full advantage of the opportunity to consolidate his knowledge and become a competent and an experienced clinician, gaining a good range of experience in Orthoptics. His speciality includes examining and managing paediatric and adult patients with diplopia (double vision), eye movement abnormalities, lazy eye (ambylopia), squints and defects of binocular vision. He has a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology which involves assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with cranial nerve palsies.

Working in a large teaching hospital, Hanish regularly teaches medical students (University of Leicester), pre-reg optometrists and orthoptic students, he finds this rewarding and is keen to continue and develop this aspect of his work. He has completed a clinical tutors course from University of Liverpool to further his teaching skills and regularly conducts interesting case presentations to other professionals within the eye department.

Other clinical experience includes biometrys (measurements of the eyes) for cataract patients and glaucoma clinics which include measuring eye pressures, testing visual fields and working independently in community hospitals.

Special interests

  • Paediatric and adults patients with diplopia (double vision)
  • Eye movement abnormalities
  • Lazy eye (ambylopia)
  • Squints and defects of binocular vision.

Personal interests

Hanish remains active by playing football, cricket, pool and snooker regularly. He plays five-a-side football for the official UHL hospital eye department team. He is also a big fan of Manchester United and Leicester City and try to watch as many games as I can. He loves to travel and has travelled to many different countries which include India, Australia, France, Spain, USA, Dubai, Holland and Italy. 

Locations Mr Hanish Chauhan works with

Related experience


  • British and Irish Orthoptic Society
  • Health and Care Professions Council

Other posts held

  • Specialist Orthoptist and Clinical Tutor UHL, Leicester Royal Infirmary and community clinics


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

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

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