Anna Bhan is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with 20 years specialist expertise in cataract and glaucoma surgery. She also deals with general ophthalmology and many other eye conditions.
She runs a busy glaucoma service at the Central Middlesex Hospital where she regularly trains junior eye surgeons. She offers extensive expertise and experience in the treatment of all adult glaucoma including surgery with the latest implants and stents.
Anna is a UK trained consultant ophthalmologist with over 12 years experience at consultant level in general and complex subspecialty work, including glaucoma, high risk cases, ethnic minorities and comorbidities. She is committed and passionate about delivering clinical excellence and innovation to her patients, furthering knowledge through academic research and developing successful, relevant junior opthalmologist training programs.
Her clinical background has been underpinned by glaucoma fellowships with Mr Eamonn O’Neill and Professor Peter Shah in Birmingham, and a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship with Mr Mike Burdon. From these foundations, she has become expert in the implementation and running of virtual clinics, also augmenting links with community optometrists to undertake shared care, referral refinement schemes, and minor eye conditions clinics.
With regards to training, she held the role of Lecturer in Nottingham as a Trainee, College Tutor as a Consultant and was one of the first glaucoma consultants to trial new simulated glaucoma surgical models. She now regularly uses them as part of the training labs she runs in her role as Regional Simulation Lead for North West London. She also teaches on the College microsurgical skills course.