Mr Saul N Rajak

Qualifications

BMedSci, BMBS(Hons), FRCOphth, PhD

GMC number: 4715540

Practicing since: 2000

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Every Thursday afternoon and evening
  • Overview

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01273 627 007

About

Mr Rajak is an ophthalmic and eyelid plastic surgeon. He practises at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital and is an NHS consultant at the Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

Mr Rajak performs around 400 eyelid plastic surgery procedures, such as upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, tumour excision surgery, eyelid malposition (drooping, in-turning and out-turning eyelid) as well as tear duct surgery and orbital (eye socket) surgery and around 200 cataract surgeries per year. He is internationally renowned for his surgical training website www.eyesurgery.videos.net He also consults in general ophthalmology including glaucoma and emergency eye conditions.

Mr Rajak qualified from Nottingham University in 2000. He trained in ophthalmology in the South East including in Moorfields Eye Hospital St Thomas’ Hospital and The Sussex Eye Hospital. He then completed advanced fellowships in oculoplastic (eyelid), orbital (eye socket) and lacrimal (tear drainage) surgery in The Sussex Eye Hospital and the world-renowned fellowship at Adelaide University Hospital.

Mr Rajak researched the management of trachoma in Ethiopia for three years and was awarded his PhD for this work and continues to research, write about and present at national and international conferences on oculoplastic surgery.

Mr Rajak consults in general ophthalmology including cataract surgery, glaucoma and emergency eye care and has a sub-speciality interest in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery, including blepharoplasty, eyelid tumour surgery, thyroid eye disease management and endoscopic lacrimal surgery.

Special interests

General Ophthalmology with a specialist interest in:

  • Oculoplastic (eyelid) surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Orbital surgery, including thyroid eye disease
  • Lacrimal surgery including endoscopic tear duct surgery

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Saul N Rajak at Nuffield Health

  • Excisional biopsy
  • Endocrine investigations
  • Eyelid reshaping surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Brow lift
  • Cataract surgery
  • Drooping eyelid correction (ptosis)
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Uveitis
  • Visual Fields
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)

Locations Mr Saul N Rajak works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Rajak is very active in ophthalmic research with over 60 peer reviewed publications. He researched the management of trachoma in Ethiopia for three years and was awarded his PhD for this work and continues to have ongoing research there. Mr Rajak leads a research team in Adelaide, Australia investigating the genetics of sebaceous gland carcinoma and is collaborating on studies on tear drainage with colleagues in Kyoto, Japan. Mr Rajak has written a comprehensive text book on Developing World Eye Disease (Eye Diseases in Hot Climates) and three text book chapters and developed and runs a major oculoplastic surgery teaching website.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British Oculoplastics Surgeons Society
  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at The Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital

Insurers Mr Saul N Rajak works with

Mr Saul N Rajak works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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

Declaration

Mr Saul N Rajak does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Saul N Rajak does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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