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Ms Charlotte Sullivan

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Mr Aidan Murray

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012


Mr Yajati Ghosh

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Mr Yajati Ghosh is a Consultant in Ophthalmology at BMEC, providing General Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic services in the hospital and the community. He is  also the lead clinician for the Operating Theatre services.

Having studied Medicine at Calcutta University, he did his basic Ophthalmology training in Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital. Thereafter he did Ophthalmology house jobs in the North of England rotations. He completed Specialist Registrar training with a subspeciality training in Oculoplastic surgery from the West Midlands Deanery. He gained comprehensive training in all areas of Ophthalmology, with particular emphasis on Oculoplastic surgery and trauma management as a post CCT Fellow in Oculoplastics at Manchester.

He has performed over 3000 cataract surgery and more than 700 lid procedures, including about 100 blepharoplasties. He also has extensive experience in various  types of laser surgery. His special interest is skin cancer surgery around the eyes and watery eye management.

He has published over 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented widely in national and international meetings. He has consistently audited topics of local and national importance.

He is a keen cricketer and table tennis player. He enjoys good food but is hopeless at cooking.





Mr Omar Durrani

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Mr Omar Durrani is a Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon at BMEC and was appointed to the post in 2006. He is an Ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) who has completed additional advanced training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery as it relates to the eyelids, the tear drainage system, the eye socket and surrounding structures.

He is the Director of the Oculoplastic services for BMEC and SWBH and the Director of Governance at the BMEC. He is also a Honorary Senior Lecturer with the University of Birmingham.

He completed Specialist training in the West Midlands followed by the prestigious Oculoplastic & Orbit fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

His main research interest is in the immune mechanisms of orbital diseases. He is currently supervising a PhD program investigating the immunologic aspects of thyroid eye disease. He has over 40 scientific publications to my credit including book chapters. He lectures extensively across the UK and internationally and helps train other surgeons in minimally invasive / keyhole surgery. He also appeared on Channel 4’s ‘Embarrassing Bodies’.

Clinical interests:

  • All aspects of oculoplastic surgery in adults and children
  • Endo-nasal DCR surgery for blocked tear ducts
  • General ophthalmology

Specialist interest:

  • Orbital surgery including trauma and tumors
  • Clinical management and surgical rehabilitation of patients with thyroid eye disease
  • Minimally invasive aesthetic surgery of the eyelids, eyebrows and cheeks (blepharoplasty, brow lift & cheek lift).

Mr Omar M Durrani

MBBS, FRCS Ophth, FRCOphth




Mr David Cheung

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Mr David Cheung graduated from Bristol Medical School in 1994 and started Ophthalmology training in 1995. His General Ophthalmology training consisted of working in teaching hospitals in Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds and Birmingham, followed by internationally renowned Eyelid, Lacrimal and Orbital fellowships at Leicester and at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He took up a consultant position in 2005 working at Sandwell General Hospital and Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley.

His practice deals with functional problems of the eyelids, tear drainage system and orbits including entropion / ectropion, ptosis (droopy eyelid), tumours of the lids, facial palsy and watery eyes. He also treats patients that require reconstruction following lid & orbit trauma, thyroid eye disease and rehabilitation surgery for artificial eyes.

He specializes in:

  • Eyelid Malposition (Ptosis/ Entropion/ Ectropion) Surgery
  • Eyelid and Periocular Skin Cancer
  • Watery Eyes and lacrimal surgery (Both External and Endoscopic)
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Blepharospasm
  • Artificial Eyes
  • All types of eyelid surgery

His professional website:

David Cheung

BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Bristol), FRCOphth (London), FRCSEd (Ophthal)