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Miss Rebecca Jane Leitch

First name(s)
Rebecca Jane
About me
Rebecca Jane Leitch is a consultant ophthalmologist specialising in paediatric ophthalmology. She provides support to the paediatric unit at the Royal Marsden and has an honary contract at Great Ormaond Street where she performed a specialist clinic in electrophysiology and visual development for 10 years. Her close association with Great Ormond Street continues with excellent back up from their electrophysiology service.
020 8296 4421 or 020 8296 4288
Undergraduate training
Westminster Hospital Medical School London MBBS1984
Postgraduate training
DO London 1987
FRCS Glasg ophth 1988
FRCOphth London 1989
Professional career
Rebecca Jane Leitch is a general ophthalmologist who sub specialises in paediatric ophthalmology. Her specialist interest areas include visual development, lazy eye, squint, ocular complications of paediatric cancers and ocular complications of major brain injuries and all areas of surgical paediatric ophthalmic practise with the exception of complex oculoplastics and glaucoma.
Prizes, memberships and fellowships
Member of working group for child abuse (ophthalmic features)
Member of BIPOSA (British Isles paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus association)
Member of BOSU (British Ophthalmic Surveillance unit)
Administrator of Claud Worth Fund (supports academic meetings and visiting professorship.
Conditions treated
Adult cataract, squint and ocular motility
paediatric ophthalmology, cataract, squint, visual development disorders, allergic eye disease, ocular complications of paediatric disorders.
Procedures performed
Adult and paediatric cataract extraction and intraocular lens implant (phacoemulsification)
Squint correction with Botulinum Toxin
Squint correction with surgery
Nasolacrimal duct S&P (paediatric)
Assorted lid and dermoid cysts
Outpatient services
Paediatric clinic, Epsom Hospital, Tuesday morning
Paediatric clinic, Sutton Hospital, Friday

Ocular motility clinic, Sutton eye unit, every second Monday morning of the month
Inpatient and day case services
Day case surgery, Epsom Hospital, Tuesday afternoon
Day case and inpatient, St Helier Hospital, Wednesday morning
Booked following outpatient assessment
Day case paediatric, Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Thursday afternoon
Booked via diary system from clinic
Record last modified 15/11/2011

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