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The London Clinic


  • Ophthalmology

Sub specialties

  • Cataract surgery
  • Anterior segment and general ophthalmology

Clinical interests

  • Cataract, complex cataract, intraocular lens problems

Professional profile

Professor David Spalton is an emeritus consultant ophthalimic surgeon at St Thomas Hospital with extensive research interests in cataract surgery.
He is an author of over 170 academic papers as well as the author of Textbook of Clinical Ophthalmology, which has been published in 10 languages and won the prize for Best Medical Textbook of the Year in 1984 and more

He is an adviser to the Metropolitan Police and Motor Sports Association, and is a current board Member of the ESCRS, and a past president of UKISCRS.

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Personal profile

Professor Spalton enjoys gardening and fly fishing, and is a member of the Garrick Club.

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Current posts

  • Emeritus Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
    St Thomas' Hospital

Medical training

Year qualified
  • Westminster Medical School

Ages treated

Adults and children over 3
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Clinic location

119 Harley Street
London W1G 6AU
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Clinic times

Wednesday: All day


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Main switchboard: +44 (0) 207 935 4444

Treatment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7693Consultant appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7693 Prices for self funding patients: +44 (0) 203 219 3315Physiotherapy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7651X-ray and scan appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653Invoice and payment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7708

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