Mr Ramy Bassily



GMC number: 6149788



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  • Weekly Mondays
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Mr Bassily is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with particular expertise in premium cataract surgery and corneal disease. He is able to provide specialist assessments for patients with external eye disorders such as dry eye disease, allergic eye disease, keratoconus, corneal dystrophies and refractive lens surgery including premium intraocular lenses allowing an extended depth of focus and astigmatism correction.

Mr Bassily graduated from Southampton Medical school and went into ophthalmic specialty training in the East of England completing sub-specialty training in cornea and external eye disease at Cambridge University Hospital. He was awarded Chief Residency in Healthcare leadership at Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

In 2016 he took up a consultant post in Ipswich Hospital as cornea and anterior segment lead running the corneal transplant service. Combined with his work in the Nuffield he performs close to 1000 operations a year. In 2022 he was appointed as clinical lead for Ophthalmology in Ipswich Hospital overseeing a department that sees on average 50,000 patients a year.

Special interests

  • Microincision cataract surgery 
  • External eye disease

Other interests

  • Glaucoma
  • General ophthalmology

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ramy Bassily at Nuffield Health

  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Ramy Bassily works with


    Foxhall Road, Ipswich, IP4 5SW

    01473 279100
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Related experience


  • Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • European Society of Cataract& Refractive Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon East Suffolk & North Essex Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Ramy Bassily works with

Mr Ramy Bassily works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • CS Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Cigna


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

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

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