Mr Vikas Chadha has been a Consultant in the West of Scotland since 2009 and is now a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology at Gartnavel General Hospital. He graduated from the University of Delhi in 1997 and underwent his basic and higher specialist training in ophthalmology at Edinburgh before doing a Fellowship in Ophthalmic Oncology and Oculoplastic Surgery at Glasgow.
He is an experienced cataract surgeon having performed thousands of 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 per cent. He also routinely performs and trains surgeons in eyelid surgery (such as blepharoplasty), ptosis surgery (for droopy eyelids) and surgery for eye cancers.
Mr Chadha is one of two Consultants responsible for delivering the Scottish Ocular Oncology Service centrally funded by the National Services Division, a division of National Services Scotland, a national NHS Board. This runs in conjunction with and complementary to his tertiary referral oculoplastics and orbital service, his cataract operating lists and general ophthalmology clinics. His service runs an International Fellowship programme where doctors from around the world are given training in the niche areas or ocular oncology and orbital surgery.
Mr Chadha is the Training Programme Director for West of Scotland ophthalmology training, the largest training programme in Scotland and one of the largest ones in the UK. He is also Chair of the Curriculum Sub-committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London and is responsible for the ophthalmology curriculum across the UK. He is an examiner for both the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is the organizer of the Glasgow FRCOphth Prep Course 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 is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Glasgow.
His previous roles include Clinical Lead for Oculoplastics at NHGGC, College Tutor at Gartnavel General Hospital, Convener for part 2 of the Royal College of Glasgow Fellowship examinations, Executive committee member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and College Tutor at Hairmyres Hospital.
Mr Chadha has over 35 peer-reviewed publications in international
journals, has co-authored book chapters and is regularly invited to review
papers for many leading ophthalmology journals. He has been an invited speaker
at a number of national and international meetings including the Royal College
of Ophthalmologists Congress, the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society Annual
meeting and the Scottish Ophthalmological Club Meeting.
Cataract surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Lacrimal Surgery, Orbital Surgery and Ocular Surgery
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vikas Chadha at Nuffield Health
- Eyelid cyst removal
- Eye lift
- Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Cataract Surgery
- Excision of skin lesion
- Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
He has over 35 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.
- Royal College Of Ophthalmologists
- British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society
- International Society Of Ocular Oncologists
- Scottish Ophthalmological Club
- British Medical Association
- British Eye Study Group
Other posts held
- Gartnavel General Hospital
Insurers Mr Vikas Chadha works with
Mr Vikas Chadha works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- AXA Health
- 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.