Ms Natasha Spiteri

Qualifications

MD, FRCOphth, PgDip

GMC number: 6152467

Practicing since: 2004

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Alternate Wednesdays 9.30-11.30
  • Overview

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07307871303 (secretary) 01244 684 325

About

Ms Natasha Spiteri is a consultant ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon) with a special interest in cornea and the anterior segment of the eye.  She holds a private practice at Nuffield Health Chester Hospital, The Grosvenor.  She is also lead cornea specialist at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Ms Spiteri graduated from Medical School in Malta in 2004. She undertook ophthalmic training in the Mersey region.  After this, she spent a year of further intensive training in corneal disease in Sydney, Australia, where she gained experience in corneal transplant and other corneal surgery.  Upon her return to the UK, she undertook a postgraduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery with the University of Ulster.

She is currently College Tutor at the Countess of Chester Hospital, responsible for the coordination and delivery of local training of young ophthalmologists.  She is passionate about teaching and training, and is on the training faculty of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, where she regularly participates in cataract and microsurgical training courses, including as lead trainer. 

Ms Spiteri has been active in research work, with publications in various peer reviewed journals.  Most recent research work has looked in newer techniques as an alternative to corneal transplant surgery.

Other interests

  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Pterygium surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Refractive surgery
  • Toric and multifocal lens implants

Personal interests

Family, travel, photography

Languages spoken

English, Maltese

Treatments and tests offered by Ms Natasha Spiteri at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Visual Fields
  • Vitrectomy

Locations Ms Natasha Spiteri works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • General Medical Council

Other post held

  • Countess of Chester Hospital
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist and corneal lead

Insurers Ms Natasha Spiteri works with

Ms Natasha Spiteri works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Bupa
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna

Declaration

Ms Natasha Spiteri does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Ms Natasha Spiteri does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Ms Natasha Spiteri does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.