Mr Somnath Banerjee

Qualifications

FRCS (Ed), MB BS

GMC number: 3677904

Practicing since: 1992

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Bi weekly Wednesday PM
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About

Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital is proud to welcome Somnath Banerjee to its list of Ophthalmic Surgeons. 

Mr Banerjee, joins us from the NHS and has specialist surgical interests which include, cataract surgery, including patients with retinal disease, retinal surgery including retinal detachment, macular hole, epi retinal membrane, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion.

Special interests

  • Cataract surgery 
  • Cataract surgery in patients with retinal disease 
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal surgery 
  • Retinal detachment 
  • Macular degeneration 
  • Retinal vein occlusion

Other interests

  • Avastin
  • Eylea
  • Iluvien injections
  • Lucentis

Personal interests

As well as his busy clinics Mr Banerjee enjoys taking part in sporting activities, travelling and training future eye doctors. 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Somnath Banerjee at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Uveitis
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Lacrimal surgery

Locations Mr Somnath Banerjee works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Banerjee is published widely on retinal topics which includes Macular Hole Surgery, Diabetic Eye Disease and Retinal Detachment Surgery. 

Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British and Eire Association of Vitreo Retinal Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmologists

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Declaration

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

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

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