Hooman Sherafat

Mr Hooman Sherafat


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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  • Biography icon plus

    Mr. Hooman Sherafat is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and Clinical Director at the Royal Eye Unit, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust. He is an ophthalmologist, performing operations such as cataract surgery, as well as having a special interest in ophthalmic, oculoplastic, lacrimal and reconstructive surgery. He qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, in 1992 and subsequently undertook higher specialist training in ophthalmology in London, which included training in centres such as Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital and the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital.

    Mr Sherafat has also completed sub-specialist fellowship training in the field of Oculoplastics at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of the UK, member of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery and British Oculoplastics Surgery Society (BOPSS). In his routine practice, Mr Sherafat deals with all aspects of general ophthalmology. He leads the Best Interest Ophthalmology Service for patients with learning difficulties at the Royal Eye Unit, many of whom have complex needs and cataracts as well as managing oculoplastic disorders, such as eyelid malpositions (displacements), periocular tumours, surgical and non-surgical periocular rejuvenation lacrimal disorders (watery eyes). He also also runs the Botox service for ocular and facial dystonias and the Kingston Hospital. His close collaboration and work with local organisations supporting the visually impaired was recognised by Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) and members of the House of Lords, where he was invited to the House of Lords in 2016 for recognition of services to the visually impaired.
    Mr Sherafat has a keen interest and commitment to charity work and has carried out work in countries such as Burma, Ghana & Bangladesh. In his most recent third visit to Bangladesh in November 2017, he carried out in excess of 70 cataract operations.

    Mr Sherafat prides himself on offering a completely honest, ethical and genuinely caring service, which is totally patient centred and leaves no stone unturned in ensuring delivery of the highest possible care, recognising that preparation is the cornerstone of success.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    Cataract surgery (including premium lenses) , disorders of eyelids [ ptosis (droopy eyelids), inturning (entropion) /out-turning (ectropion) of  eyelids, baggy eyelids,  tumours, lumps and bumps, cosmetic], Lacrimal (watery eyes, tear duct disorders)
  • Professional bodies icon plus

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists of United Kingdom, British Oculoplastics Surgery Society, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Practice locations

NHS base

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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