Mr Niaz Islam


BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCOphth, FRCOphth

GMC number: 4316288

Practicing since: 1996



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  • Monday (Alternate weeks) 09:30-12:00
  • Saturday (Week 1) 09:30-12:00
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Mr Niaz Islam is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital specialising in cataract surgery in uveitis patients and transient monocular blindness (non-embolic).

Mr Islam is Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery) at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. He graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, London in 1996. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital London, for eight years – including two medical retinal fellowships and Locum Consultant (Medical Retina / Uveitis) in 2007.

Mr Islam was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon in 2007 and set up the macular degeneration diagnostic and treatment service at Queen’s hospital, Essex. He was lead clinician for Havering and Barking & Dagenham diabetic retinopathy screening service. He was educational supervisor and clinical tutor for all Ophthalmic trainees within his NHS hospitals.

In 2012 Mr Islam was nominated for a National Macular Disease Society Award by patients for excellent service delivery & clinical care. He is a high volume topical anaesthesia cataract surgeon and surgical trainer. He has a passion for education and teaching. He has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and written book chapters and co-authored “Crash Course in Ophthalmology”. As an undergraduate, he was awarded the Charles Oldham Essay Prize for Ophthalmology.

Mr Islam has a particular interest and experience in retina (age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, anti-VEGF and retinal laser treatment, uveitis) and cataract surgery (monofocal and multifocal intraocular lenses).

Special interests

Cataract surgery (multifocal lens); Retinal disease / anti- VEGF treatment for Macular degeneration, Diabetic eye & retinal vein occlusion ; pupils / monocular blindness

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Niaz Islam at Nuffield Health

  • Uveitis
  • Refractive eye surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Niaz Islam works with

Related experience


He has published in numerous peer reviewed publications, including Ophthalmology, New England Journal of Medicine, Eye, British Journal of Ophthalmology, and Acta Ophthalmologica.


  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK.

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and College Tutor, Queen's Hospital, Romford, Essex

Insurers Mr Niaz Islam works with

Mr Niaz Islam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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