Mr Vinod Gangwani



GMC number: 6026332

Practicing since: 1999



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Mr Gangwani is a highly experienced Consultant Ophthalmologist and Corneal Surgeon with special interest in modern bespoke cataract surgery, refractive lens surgery, Glaucoma and complex cornea/ ocular surface diseases.

He is a consultant eye surgeon at the Ashford & St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust, where he is also the Clinical Lead for cataract micro-surgery. He completed a fellowship in cataract surgery at Moorfields eye hospital, where he gained extensive experience in complex cataract surgery and premium intra-ocular implants (multifocal/ trifocal and toric).

He followed this up with a renowned fellowship in the cornea and external disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital and also at Kings College Hospital in London. He worked as a Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon at Kings College hospital in London for 15 months before moving to Surrey. 

He provides tertiary corneal and cataract surgery expertise for routine and complex corneal problems. Mr Gangwani has delivered numerous presentations at international conferences and published widely in multiple peer reviewed journals including American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and British Journal of Ophthalmology. His active areas of interest include: management of astigmatism during cataract surgery, lamellar corneal transplants, bespoke cataract surgery including multifocal/trifocal and toric implants.

Special interests

Cataract surgery including multifocal and toric implants
Dry eyes
Corneal cross linking
Corneal transplants
Pterygium surgery
Refractive lens exchange

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vinod Gangwani at Nuffield Health

  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Vinod Gangwani works with

Related experience


Multifocal toric intraocular lenses versus multifocal intraocular lenses combined with peripheral corneal relaxing incisions to correct moderate astigmatism.

Gangwani V, Hirnschall N, Findl O, Maurino V.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Oct;40(10):1625-32

2. Comparison of methods to quantify posterior capsule opacification using forward and backward light scattering.

Hirnschall N, Crnej A, Gangwani V, Findl O.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 May;40(5):728-35

3. Correction of moderate corneal astigmatism during cataract surgery: toric intraocular lens versus peripheral corneal relaxing incisions.

Hirnschall N, Gangwani V, Crnej A, Koshy J, Maurino V, Findl O.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Mar;40(3):354-61

4. A Prospective Study Comparing EndoGlide and Busin Glide Insertion Techniques in Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty.
Gangwani V, Obi A, Hollick EJ; Am J Ophthalmol. 2011 Sep 9

5. Posterior capsule opacification and capsular bag performance of a microincisional intraocular lens.
Gangwani V, Hirnschall N, Koshy J, Crnej A, Nishi Y, Maurino V, Findl O. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011 Nov;37(11):1988-92.

6. Capsular bag stability and posterior capsule opacification of a plate-haptic design microincision cataract surgery intraocular lens: 3-year results of a randomised trial.

Hirnschall N, Nishi Y, Crnej A, Koshy J, Gangwani V, Maurino V, Findl O. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013 Dec;97(12):1565-8. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303710. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

7. Effect of Fluorescein Dye Staining of the Tear Film on Scheimpflug Measurements of Central Corneal Thickness.
Hirnschall N, Crnej A, Gangwani V, Findl O; Cornea. 2011 Oct 13.

8. Impact of intraocular lens haptic design and orientation on decentration and tilt.
Crnej A, Hirnschall N, Nishi Y, Gangwani V, Tabernero J, Artal P, Findl O. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011 Oct;37(10):1768-74.


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologist
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • General Medical Council

Other post held

  • Ashford & St Peters NHS Foundation Trust - Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Insurers Mr Vinod Gangwani works with

Mr Vinod Gangwani works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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