Mr Kim Hakin


MBBS, FRCS, FRCOphth, DO, Certificate of Expert Witness Accreditation

GMC number: 2821207

Practising since: 1983


Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery

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  • Wednesday AM
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  • NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist at Musgrove Park Hospital 1994 – to date (Clinical Service Lead 1999 – 2013)
  • Formerly Registrar Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 1988-94
  • Fellow in Oculoplastic Surgery, Melbourne 1993-4
  • Former Clinical Advisor in Ophthalmology to the Healthcare Commission
  • Specialises in cataract surgery

Special interests

These include:

  • Cataract and oculoplastic surgery
  • Facial cosmetic treatments (eyelid surgery/injection treatments)
  • Expert witness (medicolegal) advice – medical negligence/personal injury

Other interests

Overseas volunteer work – Orbis, Surgical Eye Expeditions.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kim Hakin at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Eye lift
  • Anterior segment
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Visual Fields
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Uveitis
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Lacrimal surgery
  • Brow lift

Locations Mr Kim Hakin works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • Member of European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (Elected full member)
  • Member of British Oculoplastic Surgical Society
  • Member of The Expert Witness Institute

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Expert Advisor to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Insurers Mr Kim Hakin works with

Mr Kim Hakin works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • Benenden Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • CS Healthcare
  • Healix
  • Police Mutual


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

Mr Kim Hakin 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 100% AURA Laser Scope used wholly by Consultant.

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