Mr Harpreet Ahluwalia

MB BS, MS (Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCS (Ophth), FRCOphth

  • Specialities Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Telephone 01926 436462
  • Year of first qualification 1987
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu.

  • GMC Number 4355429
  • Fax 01926 328552


Mr Ahluwalia joined the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in 2003 as a Consultant Ophthalmologist, with a special interest in oculoplastics, orbital and adnexal surgery.

He has has spent over 28 years in full-time ophthalmology and received his Higher Surgical Training in Ophthalmology at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He spent a further two years sub-specialising in ophthalmic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, first at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and then at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia.

Mr Ahluwalia also has expertise in oculoplastic ophthalmic surgery and offers blepharoplasties (upper and lower eyelid bags surgery), brow lifts, injections for facial lines and fillers, and scar-less excision of moles, lumps and cysts.

He deals with all aspects of ophthalmology but has a special interest in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery including Cosmetic eyelid bag surgery (Blepharoplasty), tightening of the eyelids, ptosis correction (drooping eyelids), tear duct surgery for watery eyes and eye removal and orbital implants for non-seeing, unsightly eyes. He has specific expertise in dealing with peri-ocular (around the eye and on the eyelids) malignancy and is Lead Clinician of Ophthalmic Cancer Services at University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire.

He received several clinical excellence awards in 2006, 2009 and 2011. He is the Head of postgraduate School of Ophthalmology for Health Education across the West Midlands being responsible for 58 postgraduate trainees.

Mr Ahluwalia specialises in cataract surgery at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital


  • Wednesday by arrangement


Current posts

  • University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • Head of Postgraduate School of Ophthalmology
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer for Warwick Medical School


Other interests

Eyelid and orbital surgery, oculoplastic eyelid surgery and postgraduate education.

Personal interests

Reading, photography and cricket.

Member of

  • British Oculoplastics Surgery Society
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh
  • European Society of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery


Mr Ahluwalia is Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick Medical School. He is the author of over 50 international scientific papers and has over 95 scientific paper presentations at national and international scientific meetings to his credit. He also has a Royal College approved Advanced Subspecialist Trainee attached to his firm for training in Oculoplastics 


Mr Harpreet Ahluwalia works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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

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

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