Mr Peter Simcock

MB ChB, DO, FRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth


Profile

Mr Simcock has a wealth of experience in treating cataract, retinal and macular problems. He prides himself in providing the most appropriate treatment for his patients with the highest level of clinical care. He will take time to give a clear explanation of your condition and treatment.

Mr Simcock's website has been developed to provide detailed information on all the conditions he treats in an unbiased and informative way which is easy to use and includes video clips.

He has been lead trainer on the Royal College of Ophthalmologists microsurgical course and trains eye doctors from all over the world.

Mr Simcock has a national clinical excellence award for his duties to the NHS and has been on the Training Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Chair of the Equivalence of Training Committee.

He has also been Lead Clinical, Audit lead and College Tutor in his NHS post. 


Clinics

  • By arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Interests

Other interests

Mr Simcock is a cataract and retina specialist and performs all types of cataract surgery including premium toric lenses and ways of reducing dependence on glasses. He performs all types of retinal surgery and has been at the forefront of developing limited posture techniques for macular hole surgery as well as combined surgery with lens removal at the time of vitrectomy to avoid subsequent cataract surgery. He is also a macular specialist and can provide all types of injection and laser treatments for macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vein occlusions.

Personal interests

Mr Simcock enjoys the outdoor life with his, wife and young family and at weekends goes exploring in his VW Campervan with bikes and surfboards aboard.


Member of

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

Research

  • 45 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals
  • 3 books published