Mr Theo Empeslidis


MD, Fellow European Board of Ophthalmology

GMC number: 6024754

Practicing since: 1998



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  • Bi Weekly Tuesday PM
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Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK

Mr Empeslidis is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Honourary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals of Leicester. He has been trained in Greece and the UK and has a fellowship in Medical Retina and additionally has undertaken further training in uveitis.

He is the leading Consultant Ophthalmologist of the busy ARMD service at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and has been awarded the prestigious clinical excellence award from the macula society UK in 2013. Mr Empeslidis is extremely active in research and he is currently the Principal Investigator of several randomised controlled trials in retinal disorders such as ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusions and uveitis. At the Leicester Royal Infirmary there is a fast growing research team of nurses and clinicians.

He is actively publishing in peer reviewed journals and has trained over a dozen fellows over the last few years. He has also organised the Leicester OCT course running once a year. Furthermore, he is instrumental in organising a local retina group of retina specialists in the east midlands area of England.

Languages spoken

English, Greek

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Theo Empeslidis at Nuffield Health

  • Uveitis

Locations Mr Theo Empeslidis works with

Related experience


Research interests in retina diseases, age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, inherited retinal disorders.


  • Medical Defence Union
  • Medical Ophthalmology Society
  • East Midlands Ophthalmology Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Insurers Mr Theo Empeslidis works with

Mr Theo Empeslidis works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth


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

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

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