Ophthalmology

Main Address

  • Whittington Hospital
    Magdala Avenue
    London
    N19 5NF

Hours

  • Our outpatient clinics run between 9.00–17.00, Monday - Thursday.
The department of ophthalmology sees approximately 6,500 outpatients a year and works in conjunction with the Royal Free Hospital to provide an effective and efficient service.

Daycase surgery is carried out on the Whittington Hospital site. The surgery service is run by the Royal Free Hospital.
 
Emergencies are seen during clinic times otherwise emergency care is available through the Royal Free hospital.
 
Royal Free Hospital contacts for Surgery appointments: 020 7794 0500 ext 31331 or 31332

Range of services

  • Diabetic retinopathy clinic
  • Glaucoma clinic
  • Oculoplastics and cataract clinic

Appointments

Appointments Office for Outpatient Appointments:
020 7288 5511,
Fax: 020 7288 5621
Royal Free Hospital contacts for Surgery appointments: 020 7794 0500 ext 31331 or 31332
Emita Ewata, Patient Pathway Co-ordinator:
020 7288 3234

Referral

Internal referrals for the department should only be made if patients require an appointment within two weeks, all other referrals must be sought from the GP’S.

Key staff

Dr Riaz Asaria

Dr Riaz Asaria

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr Hugo Henderson

Dr Hugo Henderson

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Mr Saurabh Jain

Mr Saurabh Jain

Consultant in Opthamology

Ms Bola Odufuwa

Ms Bola Odufuwa

Consultant Opthalmology and Lead Clinician

Working on it!