Mr Vikas Chadha


  • Specialities Ophthalmology
  • Telephone 0800 61 62 67
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu 

  • GMC Number 6041725
  • Fax 0141 339 1352


Mr Vikas Chadha has been a Consultant in the West of Scotland since 2009 and is now a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Tennent Instutite of Ophthalmology at Gartnavel General Hospital. 

He is an experienced cataract surgeon having performed nearly 3000 cataract surgeries. He rigorously audits his results and has found his success rate well above the UK national standards with an overall complication rate of less than 1 percent.

He is one of two Consultants responsible for delivering the Scottish Ocular Oncology Service that is centrally funded by the National Services Division, a division of National Services Scotland, a national NHS Board. This runs in conjunction with and complimentary to his tertiary referral oculoplastics service. His service also delivers general ophthalmology clinics and cataract operating lists.

Mr Chadha is an examiner for the Royal College of Glasgow Fellowship examinations and a faculty member on the ChM Masters programme in Ophthalmology run by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also runs an annual ophthalmology course for General Practitioners at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and successfully organised the annual BOPSS meetings in Edinburgh in 2010 and in Glasgow in 2016.


  • Tuesday 3pm to 4pm


Current posts

  • Gartnavel General Hospital



Other interests

Cataract surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Lacrimal Surgery, Orbital Surgery and Ocular Surgery 

Member of

  • Royal College Of Ophthalmologists
  • British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society
  • International Society Of Ocular Oncologists
  • Scottish Ophthalmological Club
  • British Medical Association


He has over 20 peer-reviewed publications in international journals, has co-authored book chapters and is regularly invited to review papers for many leading ophthalmology journals. His research papers in the British Journal of Ophthalmology cover the entire range of his special interests including cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery and ocular oncology.


Mr Vikas Chadha works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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