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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
Book an appointment:
+44 (0)207 616 7693
Self-pay enquiry:
+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic

Specialties and sub-specialties

Ophthalmology
Cataracts
Small Incision cataract surgery
Corneal surgery, including corneal grafting
Refractive surgery (LASIK/LASEK and clear lens replacement)
Anterior segment surgery
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

Treatments

Professional profile

David Gartry is Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon to the Corneal, Cataract and Refractive Services, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and visiting professor to the departments of Visual Sciences at City University, London and Glasgow Caledonian University.

Having graduated initially with a first class honours degree in Optometry in 1978 (GCU) and then Medicine in 1984 (UCL), his early ophthalmology training and research was at St Thomas' Hospital, London where, in November 1989, he became the first surgeon in the UK to perform excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).

He was awarded the higher degree of Doctor of Medicine from London University in 1995 for his doctoral thesis entitled "The development of excimer laser corneal surgery", has authored over 40 papers and co-edited three textbooks. He was appointed consultant surgeon to Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1995 and Director of the Refractive Service at Moorfields in December 2007.

He is past president of The British Society for Refractive Surgery, a member of The Royal Institution of Great Britain, an examiner and advisor to The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and an honor award recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

He has recently been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science "in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the science of Ophthalmology" and in 2007 was entered into the 159th edition of "Who's Who".

Current posts

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
    Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Director of Refractive Services
    Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Visiting Professor
    City University London and Glasgow Caledonian University

Medical training

Year qualified 1984
  • UCL/UCH 1984

Languages spoken

Arabic
French

Personal interests

David was a former county ranked squash player. He also enjoys scuba diving, water skiing and guitar.

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 4444Appointments: 020 7616 7693Self-pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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