Dr Shohista Saidkasimova



GMC number: 5204087

Practising since: 1996



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  • Thursday evening
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Dr Saidkasimova is a consultant Ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon and the Clinical lead for Retinal service at Gartnavel General Hospital.  

She completed her training in ophthalmology in the West of Scotland and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) in 2008. She undertook a Vitreoretinal fellowship at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow and a further Advanced Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the renowned St Thomas' Hospital in London in 2009. 

Since then, she has gained expertise as a consultant ophthalmologist achieving excellent outcomes for patients using the latest surgical techniques. Dr Saidkasimova tailors the surgical treatment options to the patient’s lifestyle needs.

Dr Saidkasimova is actively involved in the research and training of the new generation of ophthalmologists and is the Training lead for the British and Eire Vitreoretinal Society, as well as an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. 

Special interests

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Retina
  • Vitreoretinal surgery 

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Dr Shohista Saidkasimova at Nuffield Health

  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Dr Shohista Saidkasimova works with

Related experience


Retinal detachment, endophthalmitis.


  • GMC
  • Royal college of Ophthalmologists
  • British vitreoretinal society
  • Euretina (European retinal society)
  • American society of retinal specialists

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Dr Shohista Saidkasimova does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Shohista Saidkasimova does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Shohista Saidkasimova does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.