Mr Trushar Patel

MBBS, BSc(hons), Optom, FRCOphth

  • Specialities Ophthalmology
  • Telephone 01642 367448 (Fran)
  • Year of first qualification 2007
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 6164676


Mr Patel is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and leads the cornea, anterior segment and cataract service at James Cook University Hospital.

He completed his early ophthalmology training at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield before continuing higher surgical training at Moorfields eye hospital and later Imperial Hospitals, London. He has undergone specialist training in cornea and external eye diseases during his one year fellowship at The Western Eye Hospital in Marylebone, London

Mr Patel is a specialist corneal transplant and cataract surgeon. He performs all forms of corneal transplant surgery including advanced lamellar transplantation. He is also a very experienced cataract surgery and is routinely referred complex cases to manage. He has experience of using premium intraocular lenses such as toric and multifocal implants.


  • By Arrangement


Current posts

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon James Cook University Hospital


Cataract surgery including complex cataract surgery

Anterior segment surgery including secondary lens implantation

Corneal transplant surgery including all forms of anterior and posterior lamellar surgery

Surgical management of corneal and conjunctival disorders.

Member of

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons


Mr Trushar Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International

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

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

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