Mr Jonathan Rossiter


BM, FRCOphth

GMC number: 4213608

Practising since: 1995



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Mr Jonathan Rossiter is a specialist in: 

  • Cataract surgery, including premium lens implants
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Glaucoma care, including laser trabeculoplasty and surgery
  • General ophthalmology

Mr Rossiter is a highly experienced consultant who has worked in ophthalmology for over 20 years. He has been in private practice as a consultant for over 12 years specialising in cataract surgery and glaucoma. During this time he has performed over 5000 cataract and refractive lens procedures, including many complex cases relating to his glaucoma practice, with outstandingly low complication rates.

Mr Rossiter is an expert in small incision cataract surgery, often carried out under a ‘no-needle’ anaesthetic technique. He has gained extensive experience with premium lens implants, including toric lens implants to treat astigmatism and multifocal lenses; both of which may allow patients to become spectacle independent after cataract surgery.

Mr Rossiter also offers refractive lens exchange, a very appealing alternative to laser vision correction surgery for those over the age of 50. Unlike laser, this procedure can correct both near and intermediate sight, in addition to distance vision.

Mr Rossiter completed his glaucoma and cataract training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London in 2005, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading centres for eye care. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He keeps his practice up to date by regularly attending international conferences.

In addition to his cataract work, Mr Rossiter specialises in glaucoma treatments, including selective laser trabeculoplasty, a treatment that can be used instead of inconvenient daily eye drops. In addition, he carries out a broad array of surgery for glaucoma, including minimally invasive Trabectome and XEN implantation, trabeculectomy and the insertion of glaucoma drainage devices.

Personal interests

When not at work, Mr Rossiter has a busy family life with a doctor wife and three teenage children. He enjoys travel and plays tennis and golf.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Jonathan Rossiter at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Uveitis
  • Anterior segment
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Visual Fields

Locations Mr Jonathan Rossiter works with

Related experience


Mr Rossiter has been active in research throughout his career and has published and presented at national meetings on anaesthetic techniques for cataract surgery.


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • United Kingdom and Eire Glaucoma Society
  • European Glaucoma Society
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Jonathan Rossiter works with

Mr Jonathan Rossiter works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Bupa


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

Mr Jonathan Rossiter has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Owns a 14.29% share of YAG Laser Capsulotomy & Iridotomy and SLT Laser and 25% share of ARGON Laser.

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