Mr Mike Tappin


MB BS, BSc, FRCOphth

GMC number: 3495962

Practicing since: 1990



Consultation times

  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00
  • Overview

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0300 1311402


Mike Tappin trained at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London. His ophthalmic training started in Sheffield, and continued in North Thames which included Moorfields Hospital. He completed Fellowships in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at Moorfields Hospital, London and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia.

He was appointed a Consultant Ophthalmologist in October 2001, specialising in bespoke state of the art cataract surgery with accomodative multifocal and toric intra-ocular lenses, as well as laser and refractive surgery and lens implants.

He also specialises in cornear transplantation, corneal disease, Fuchs dystrophy and keratocorus. Mr Tappin provides state of the art glaucoma screening treatment.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Mike Tappin at Nuffield Health

  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Mike Tappin works with

Related experience


Mr Tappin's main areas of research interest have been in corneal transplant surgery and in cataract lens implants. He regularly lectures on the most recent developments in corneal transplantation.


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Medical Association
  • Ocular Transplant Group

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Frimley Park NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Mike Tappin works with

Mr Mike Tappin works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

Mr Michael Tappin owns a 50% share of the YAG Laser used at Nuffield Health Woking Hospital.

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