Mr Mohamed Elalfy

Qualifications

MBBCh, MSc, MD, DRCOphth, FICO, FEBO, FRCS (Ed), FRSC (Glas), FRCOphth

GMC number: 07181369

Practicing since: 2013

Specialties

Ophthalmology

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About

Mr Mohamed Elalfy is a double-qualified consultant ophthalmologist practicing in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, who specialises in cataracts, cataract surgery and premium intraocular lense surgery, refractive laser eye surgery, ocular surface diseases, corneal diseases and grafts and dry eye. He has more than 17 years’ experience in ophthalmology during which he has performed thousands of sight-saving surgeries.

Mr Elalfy is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London, the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow, the European Board of Ophthalmology, and the International Council of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and The European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons and EUCornea. 

Mr Elalfy travels abroad as an invited guest to share his expertise through teaching and live surgeries. He is the Fellowship Programme Director in the world renowned Corneoplastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital where he trains several fellows annually. Mr Elalfy is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust as well.

Mr Elalfy puts evidence-based ophthalmology at the heart of his practice. 


Special interests

Cataracts, cataract surgery and premium intraocular lense surgery, refractive laser eye surgery, ocular surface diseases, corneal diseases and grafts and dry eye.


Other interests

Nottingham Eye Symposium best clinical research award, 2019.

ESOPRS best research presentation for research on Corneal Neurotization, 2017

Foulds trophy 2017, RCOphth Annual Congress

Nominee in QVH Staff Awards 2017

Nominee in NUHonours Awards 2014 (Twice)

EVER fellowship in Nottingham University Hospitals, 2014

Prof. Vernon Research Prize for the best clinical research presentation, 18th Nottingham Eye Symposium, UK, 2014

ICO fellowship in Nottingham University Hospitals, 2012

Best Fellow of the year in The Research Institute of Ophthalmology, 2011


Personal interests

In his free time Mr Elalfy likes to spend time with his wife and two children. He is a keen runner and has previously taken part in the London Marathon raising money for Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).


Languages spoken

Arabic

Locations Mr Mohamed Elalfy works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Elalfy has over 50 peer-reviewed publications, some of which can be found at Research Gate and The British Journal of Ophthalmology


Memberships

  • Fellow of The European Society of Cateract & Refractive Surgeons
  • EUCornea

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Queen Victoria NHS Trust, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Mohamed Elalfy works with

Mr Mohamed Elalfy works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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

Free events with Mr Mohamed Elalfy

Virtual event: Meet our experts on cataracts and premium lenses

Wednesday 16 February 2022

Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Mr Mohamed Elalfy

This free event at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital is for anyone who is wanting to find out more about cataracts and premium lenses and would like to explore the treatment options available and more information about procedures and costs.

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