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 the 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
- Eyelid cyst removal
- Anterior segment
- Cataract Surgery
- Visual Fields
Other posts held
- Consultant Ophthalmologist Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Insurers Ms Siobhan Rattigan works with
Ms Siobhan Rattigan works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Benenden Health
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- The Exeter Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- CS Healthcare
- Police Mutual
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:
Owns a 14.29% share of YAG Laser Capsulotomy & Iridotomy and SLT Laser and 25% share of ARGON Laser.
Ms Siobhan Rattigan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.