Our consultants directory contains profiles of consultants that work at our hospitals on a permanent basis.
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Ophthalmology IT Lead and South West Thames Regional Representative to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Mr Robert Petrarca MD (Res) FRCOphth MBBS MCOptom BSc (Hons) attended King’s College London Medical School, where he graduated with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists national Duke Elder ophthalmology prize.
His ophthalmology training was within the London deanery and included King’s College Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS trusts. During this time he also completed his MD (Res) research degree into new treatments in ophthalmology.
He has published multiple peer reviewed papers in high ranking international journals, text book chapters and several clinical research trials. He has presented at national and international conferences and is regularly invited to give lectures across the UK to various healthcare professionals.
Special interests and treatments
Mr Petrarca has a special interest in:
- Cataract surgery including complex cataract surgery and post cataract laser
- Glaucoma therapies including laser, surgery and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGs)
- Research and clinical trials.