Ms Rattigan qualified as a doctor from University College Dublin and initially pursued her interest in general surgery and qualified as a general surgeon through Royal College of Surgery in Ireland. She then decided to focus her career in ophthalmology and moved to the United Kingdom to enable this. She trained via the Wales Rotation and became a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1997. She sub-specialised in paediatric ophthalmology and oculomotility. Her fellowship was carried out in Great Ormond Street London and The Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle. She became a consultant ophthalmologist in 2002.
Ms Rattigan performs Cataract Surgery and has a regular list at the Nuffield Hospital. As well as routine cases, she specialises and operates on patients with cataracts who also have double vision, physical disabilities or dementia and offers a range of lens options including monofocal, varifocal and toric lenses. Cataract surgery is available under local anaesthetic or general anaesthetic.
She sub-specialises in oculomotility and neuro ophthalmology and consults with patients on these problems at the Nuffield Taunton.
At Musgrove Park Hospital, on a private basis, she also sees children with eye issues.
- Cataract surgery
- General Ophthalmology
Ms Rattigan has a daughter. She lives a healthy and active lifestyle and is a regular gym member.
Treatments and tests offered by Ms Siobhan Rattigan at Nuffield Health
- Visual Fields
- Cataract surgery
- Eyelid cyst removal
Other post held
- Consultant Ophthalmologist Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Ms Siobhan Rattigan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Ms Siobhan Rattigan has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:
Financial interest of 9% in the OCT, 22.5%in the Argon laser and 13% in the YAG laser at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital
Ms Siobhan Rattigan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.