Mr Mohammed S Rashid


BPharm , MRPharmS , MBChB , PgA, MRCOphth , FRCOphth , PgDip (Cataract & Refractive Sugery) CCT

GMC number: 6101079

Practicing since: 2004



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Mr Rashid is a keratorefractive surgeon in Dorset who is fellowship trained in Cornea, Complex Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

He studied Medicine at the University of Liverpool and graduated with prizes and Distinction in 2004. Subsequently, he underwent specialist training in ophthalmology at major eye centres around the UK, with extensive subspecialist training in cornea and cataract surgery, and external eye disease.

Mr Rashid has undertaken several postgraduate fellowships in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, and has won prizes for presentations at national refractive surgery meetings.


He completed a refractive surgery fellowship under the world-renowned refractive surgeon, Sheraz Daya, at the Centre for Sight, and then two further fellowships in cornea, complex cataract and refractive surgery at the University Hospital of Southampton NHS Trust and the pioneering CorneoPlastic Unit at the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, East Grinstead, respectively.

Mr Rashid has considerable experience in the use of multifocal, extended depth of focus and toric intraocular lenses, and a variety of corneal transplantation techniques. He is also the regional expert in external eye disease and dry eye disorders. Mr Rashid specialises in corneal transplant, corneal ulcers and infections as well as cataracts and undertakes Oculoplastic Surgery at Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital.

He regularly attends cataract and refractive surgery meetings to develop the services that he provides to his clients.

Special interests

Mr Rashid's main interests include:

• Advanced cataract surgery
• Refractive lens exchange
• Revision lens surgery and add-on lenses
• Implantation of premium intraocular lenses
• Implantation of intraocular contact lenses
• Surgical correction of aphakia
• Laser refractive surgery
• Cataract surgery after previous laser refractive surgery
• All aspects of corneal disease
• YAG laser capsulotomy
• YAG laser iridotomy
• Selective laser trabeculoplasty
• Cornea transplant surgery (PKP, TKP, DALK, ALTK, SALK, DSAEK, DSEK, DMEK)
• Combined cataract surgery and cornea transplant
• Medical and surgical management of glaucoma
• Trabeculectomy surgery
• Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
• Combined cataract surgery and trabeculectomy
• Corneal collagen cross-linking
• Intrastromal corneal ring segments
• Pterygium surgery and conjunctival autograft
• Dry eye disease
• Microbial keratitis (corneal infections)
• Herpetic eye disease
• Minor lid surgery
• Age related macular degeneration

• All aspects of general ophthalmology

Other interests

• Dry eye disease
• Meibomian gland dysfunction
• Modern advanced cataract surgical techniques
• Modern advanced cornea transplant surgical techniques
• Keratoconus management
• Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy of the cornea
• Ocular surface reconstruction

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Mohammed S Rashid at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Mohammed S Rashid works with

Related experience



  • Fellow Royal College of Opthalmologists
  • United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • British Society for Refractive Surgery
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association
  • European Society of Ocular and Surface Disease Specialists
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery

Other posts held

  • Consultant Opthalmologist, Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital
  • Consultant Opthalmologist, The Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  • Consultant Lead for Cornea Service, The Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  • Consultant Lead in Ophthalmology for the Clinical Effectiveness and Audit Group, The Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  • Consultant Lead for the National Ophthalmology Database, The Royal Bournemouth Hospital


Mr Mohammed S Rashid does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Mohammed S Rashid does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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