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+44 (0)207 935 4444
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+44 (0)207 616 7693
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+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic

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Fast track your treatment with Professor Chris Hammond. Call us on 020 3944 1073.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Adult strabismus (squint)
Cataract surgery
General ophthalmology


Professional profile

Chris Hammond is Frost Professor of Ophthalmology at King's College London, and a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital in London.
He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital (Paediatric OPhthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship), St Thomas' Hospital (Senior Registrar), the Western Eye Hospital (Registrar), and Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge (Senior House Officer).
He is an internationally recognised researcher into the genetics of common eye diseases including myopia, cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration.
His research group is based in the Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology.

Clinical interests

  • Squint (strabismus)
  • Myopia
  • Genetics of glaucoma, cataract, myopia, macular degeneration

Current posts

  • Frost Professor of Ophthalmology
    King's College London
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
    St Thomas' Hospital (Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)

Medical training

Year qualified 1988
  • Cambridge University 1985
  • Oxford University 1988

Personal interests

Prof Hammond sings in the Medici Choir, lives in London and in Alfriston, East Sussex, and as well as researching into twins has a twin brother!

Medical Admissions

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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

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Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708Press office 020 7616 7676

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