Mr Kanmin Xue


MA (Oxon) , MB, BChir, PhD (Cantab), FRCOphth

GMC number: 7016983

Practising since: 2008


Ophthalmic Surgery, Ophthalmology

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Kanmin Xue is a Consultant Vitreo-retinal Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital and Wellcome Trust clinician scientist fellow at the University of Oxford where he leads the Retinal Disease and Repair Group.

He completed undergraduate medical training at Brasenose College Oxford (with the top first-class – Martin Wronker Prize in Medicine) and clinical training at Trinity College Cambridge as part of an MB-PhD programme. Following a residency in London and completion of ophthalmology specialist training in Oxford/Thames Valley Deanery, he undertook the prestigious Vitreo-retinal Fellowship at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He was the NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oxford, leading research and clinical trials of retinal gene therapy and robotic eye surgery.

Clinically, Mr Xue looks after patients with general ophthalmic conditions, cataracts(including standard, toric and premium intaocular lenses), and offers sub-specialist expertise in retinal diseases. He supervises and trains surgeons in cataract surgery (including dealing with complications) and the full spectrum of vitreo-retinal surgery.

Mr Xue is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ruskell Medal (Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers), Ian Fraser Cup, Luigi Barca Award, and Martin Wronker Prize in Medicine.


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Special interests

  • General ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Macular hole repair
  • Epiretinal membrane peel
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Retinal detachment repair
  • Secondary lens implantation
  • Diabetic eye disease

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kanmin Xue at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Vitrectomy
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Kanmin Xue works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist Fellow, Retinal Disease and Repair Group (Xue Lab), Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford:


  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • British & Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Fellow of Corpus Christi College Oxford

Other posts held

  • John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Kanmin Xue works with

Mr Kanmin Xue works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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