Mr Prasad Rao



GMC number: 3600403

Practicing since: 1982



Consultation times

  • Monday 14:00 - 18:00
  • Urgent referrals and evening appointments available
  • Overview

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01743 282 534


Qualified in 1982 Mr Rao trained at St Pauls Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen and was appointed consultant ophthalmologist in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals in 1999.

He has wide experience in cataract surgery and treatments of retinal diseases and has strong background in macular diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

He undertakes approximately 400 cataract operations, 250 retinal laser treatments and over 400 macular degeneration treatment procedures annually.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Prasad Rao at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Prasad Rao works with

Related experience


Published over 20 research papers in peer reviewed journals. Many can be accessed through internet on Medline.


  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • British Medical Association
  • American Association of Ophthalmologists
  • Medical Retina Group
  • Association of Ophthalmologists (UK)
  • UK Midlands Ophthalmological Society

Other post held

  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Insurers Mr Prasad Rao works with

Mr Prasad Rao works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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