Mr Rajen Gupta


B Med Sci, BMBS, MRCP, FRCOphth

GMC number: 4096498

Practising since: 1994



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  • Saturday Morning 9am - 12 noon
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Mr Rajen Gupta completed his undergraduate training at Nottingham University. Following his qualification in 1994, he has had a broad exposure to neurosurgery and general medicine including acute and elderly care medicine. Mr Gupta subsequently undertook post-graduate ophthalmic training in Nottingham and Birmingham before completing a Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. In 2008, Mr Gupta joined the Newcastle Eye Centre located at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. His specialist interests include cataract surgery, diabetic retinopathy, vascular disorders as well as age-related macular degeneration. He also has a keen interest in andragogy and its application in teaching ophthalmology. He has lectured internationally on how to teach cataract surgery and has written and published a textbook on the subject. He previously acted a regional Diabetic Eye Screening Program lead and is currently the Head of School Ophthalmology for overseeing ophthalmic training in the Northern deanery.

Special interests

General Ophthalmology, medical retina, YAG laser capsulotomy, Intravitreal injection, Periocular injection

Personal interests

Cooking and playing squash

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rajen Gupta at Nuffield Health

  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Rajen Gupta works with

Related experience


Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery


  • Royal College of Ophthalmology
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Newcastle Eye Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Insurers Mr Rajen Gupta works with

Mr Rajen Gupta works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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