Mr Rajen Tailor


BSc (hons), MBBS, MRCP, FRCOphth

GMC number: 4693352

Practising since: 2000



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  • Wednesday Evenings
  • Alternate Thursday Mornings
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Mr Tailor is a NHS consultant ophthalmologist at Oxford University Hospitals and is a specialist in glaucoma and cataracts.

Following completion of his medical training in London and ophthalmic training in the West Midlands, Mr Tailor completed a two-year fellowship in glaucoma from the internationally renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. During his time at Moorfields, he gained extensive experience in the management of complex glaucoma and in performing cataract & glaucoma surgery (trabeculectomy, aqueous shunt implantation and cyclophotocoagulation). Furthermore, with the recent development of MIGS (minimally invasive glaucoma surgery), Mr Tailor has experience in performing implantation of the Glaukos i-stent, Aquesys Xen, hydrus implant and the KDB glaucoma procedure.

Mr Tailor is on the advisor board to a number of companies involved in drug development and delivery in glaucoma and is actively involved in teaching, training and research. He has a number of peer reviewed publications and written book chapters as well as won local, national and international prizes in the field of Glaucoma.


Special interests

  • Laser Iridotomy
  • Laser Capsulotomy
  • Cataract surgery
  • Complex cataract surgery (including Goniosynechiolysis)
  • Conventional Glaucoma surgery (Trabeculectomy + Aqueous Shunt Surgery - “tube" implant)
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). - including I-stent implant, Xen implant and KDB procedure

Other interests

  • Complex cataracts
  • Angle closure
  • Neovascular and uveitis associated glaucoma.

Personal interests

Badminton, Swimming

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rajen Tailor at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Glaucoma surgery (Trabeculectomy)
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Visual Fields
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Rajen Tailor works with

Related experience


16 – Peer reviewed publications, 2  -  Book chapters, 12 – poster presentations


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Other posts held

  • Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust John Radcliffe Hospital Consultant Ophthalmologist

Insurers Mr Rajen Tailor works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • ESMI
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Benenden Health
  • PHC


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

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

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