Mr Rafik Girgis
MB ChB, MSc, MRCOphth, FRCS (Ed)
GMC number: 5179248
Practicing since: 1988
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Mr Rafik Girgis is an experienced Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialising in cataract surgery and general ophthalmology. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, where his training included two fellowships in cataract and primary care, before working there for a year as a Consultant.
Mr Girgis has completed over 7000 cataract surgeries, and is an expert in the field of premium lenses. During your consultation, he will guide you as to which implant would be the most suitable one for you, taking your own circumstances into account.
Between April 2011 and November 2017, Mr Girgis provided the Primary Care Service at Bristol Eye Hospital. He also enjoys teaching junior doctors how to be an efficient, safe cataract surgeon.
Mr Girgis recently completed the Ulster University Cataract
and Refractive Surgery Course, PgDip with Distinction. The course takes around
nine months to study and complete, and includes over 30 hours of fully narrated
lectures, discussions and testing forums, and self-assessment tests. The
programme of the course has been designed in collaboration with The Royal
College of Ophthalmologists to provide candidates a great depth in the
refractive field, including premium lens cataract surgery.
"Mr Girgis has a lovely manner and is a skilful surgeon."
- Cataract Surgery
- General Ophthalmology
- Diabetic Eye Diseases
- Acute Ophthalmic Medicine
Playing tennis and football, charity work.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rafik Girgis at Nuffield Health
- Cataract Surgery
Locations Mr Rafik Girgis works with
- Royal College of Ophthalmologists
- British Medical Association
- European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Other posts held
- Full-time private Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital
Insurers Mr Rafik Girgis works with
Mr Rafik Girgis works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- CS Healthcare
Mr Rafik Girgis does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Rafik Girgis does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Rafik Girgis does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.