Mr Suman Biswas

Qualifications

MBBS, MS, DO, FRCS, MD

GMC number: 4064787

Practicing since: 1989

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Monday morning by appointment
  • Overview

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0300 7906 190

About

He completed Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology after graduation in medical sciences in India. He subsequently obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1993) and completed a registrar rotation at Bristol Eye Hospital (2008). He also completed a 3 year research degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) after submitting a dissertation on inhibiting/ retarding cataractogenesis at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston (2004).

He has a special interest in glaucoma, having completed Fellowship at Bristol Eye Hospital and Senior Glaucoma Fellowship at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, followed by a visiting Fellowship at Vissum Mirasiera Eye institute, Madrid, Spain, to gain exposure to non-penetrating and angle implant glaucoma surgeries, before starting as consultant ophthalmologist at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, SRP Hospital, Tamworth and SJH Hospital, Lichfield.

His emphasis is on quality care for his patients. Having performed more than 200 cataract surgeries and 100 glaucoma surgeries in the past year, his audited results demonstrate a success rate above the national average. He is involved in training junior doctors at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, as a College Tutor. He values good communication and patient satisfaction is his utmost priority.

Special interests

Phacoemulsification cataract surgery, including with toric and multifocal implants for spectacle-free vision

Medical, Surgical and Laser treatment of glaucoma

Removal of cysts on eyelids, treatment of dry eyes and blepharitis

Personal interests

Aside from work, he enjoys fine arts and is involved in a number of charitable activities.

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Tamil.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Suman Biswas at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract surgery
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Phacoemulsification

Locations Mr Suman Biswas works with

Related experience

Research

He completed a 3 year research degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) after submitting a dissertation on the molecular biology and enzymology of cataract formation and ways of inhibiting/ retarding cataractogenesis at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. He is currently active in research into novel ways of managing glaucoma, including virtual clinics, as well as newer techniques to control intra ocular pressure. He has also published in peer-reviewed journals, written a book chapter, presented widely in national and international meetings.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • UK and Eire Glaucoma Society
  • Midland Glaucoma Society
  • Midland Ophthalmic Society
  • British Medical Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Queen’s Hospital, Burton

Insurers Mr Suman Biswas works with

Mr Suman Biswas works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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