Mrs Rhianon Reynolds


BSc PhD MBBCh MCOptom FRCOphth

GMC number: 6156864

Practising since: 2007



Consultation times

  • Frequent clinics at the Cardiff Bay Hospital
  • Overview


Mrs Rhianon Reynolds is a Consultant at Aneurin Bevan University health board. She has a specialist interest in Medical retina, Uveitis and cataract surgery.

After qualifying as an Optometrist and completing a PhD in Diabetic eye disease Mrs Reynolds returned to complete her medical training at Cardiff University School of Medicine. After graduating with Honours she undertook her specialist training within the Wales Deanery and following a fellowship in Uveitis at the Regional Ocular inflammatory centre at Bristol Eye hospital she returned to Wales to Take up her substantive post.

Mrs Reynolds is currently the Clinical lead at ABUHB, Llywydd of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in Wales and National Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology in Wales where she is involved with Welsh Government policy discussions and delivery of services across Wales.

Special interests

Ophthalmology – Medical retina and cataract

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mrs Rhianon Reynolds at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mrs Rhianon Reynolds works with

Related experience


Mrs Reynolds holds a Senior Lecturer role in Cardiff University School of Vision Science. She is part of the translational Macular research group with academic interests in functional cellular changes in age related macular degeneration and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy and supervises PhD students in both these areas. Mrs Reynolds is also actively involved in Vision services research and has substantial grant awards as part of a research collaborative across Cardiff, Swansea and Bangor Universities and the University of South Wales as well as third sector collaborators and the NHS in Wales. Recent work has include the value of optometrists looking after lower risk patients in the community and primary care registration of patients with sight impairment. Within her clinical work Mrs Reynolds is an investigator in clinical trials and supports clinical based research at all levels of care where possible.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the College of Optometrists (non-practising)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Insurers Mrs Rhianon Reynolds works with

Mrs Rhianon Reynolds works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa


Mrs Rhianon Reynolds does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mrs Rhianon Reynolds does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mrs Rhianon Reynolds does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.