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Ophthalmic Services

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Service Summary

The Trust’s ophthalmic department is one of the busiest in the region.  We offer a comprehensive range of ophthalmic services, comprising general ophthalmology, as well as a wide range of sub-specialist services to the population of Calderdale and Huddersfield. The exception is specialist ocular oncology, which is served from supra-regional centres in Sheffield and Liverpool.  Included in the specialist clinics are referrals taken form outside the region for certain medical eye conditions such as Uveitis and, Bechets’ disease.

Where to find us

Calderdale Royal Hospital - Head and neck unit, ground floor.

Acre Mills (Huddersfield Royal Infirmary) 

Who to contact to find out more

Calderdale Royal Hospital - Susan Goonoo - 01422 357171 ext 2414

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary -Dianne Sisson - 01484 342000 ext 7247

Meet the team

The ophthalmic team works across both the Calderdale & Huddersfield sites and brings together a wealth of experience in the field. It includes consultants and doctors who specialise in corneal disease, ophthalmic plastic surgery and lacrimal surgery.  The team includes nine consultants, eight orthoptists, three nurse practitioners and three opticians.

The ophthalmic team’s expertise in this service area has recently been recognised at the Celebrating Success awards, where the team won first prize for their initiative to drive down waiting times. The initiative has also been nominated in this year’s national Health and Social Care Awards.

NameSpecial interestsInpatient servicesOutpatient services
Mr. Gbemi Oworu

Head of Opthalmology Dept

Secretarial Contacts:

Fiona Fraser 01484 347316

Alison Currie 01422 222978

Cataract Surgery, Opthalmic Plastic & Lacrimal Surgery; Dry eyes and meibomitisCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Dr Fayyaz Musa

Secretarial Contacts:

fran.reilly@cht.nhs.uk or 01484 342354

claire.byrne@cht.nhs.uk or 01422 223969

  • Keratoconus management
  • Glaucoma treatment including surgery and laser
  • Cataract
 

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Todmorden Health Centre

Mr M SarhanVitreo-retinal Surgery and Medical RetinaCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfied Royal Infirmary

Mr C Hutchinson

Corneal disease, ophthalmic plastic surgery and lacrimal surgery.Calderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and  Westwood Park Diagnostic and Treatment Centre
Ms R Lagnado
Corneal disease, ophthalmic plastic surgery and lacrimal surgery.Calderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Mr SU Rehman Medical Retinal - Diabetic Retinopathy - Macular Degeneration - Photodynamic Therapy.Calderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfied Royal Infirmary
Ms R Khan
Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related macular DegenerationCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Ms R Rahman
Vitreo-retinal surgery  -  includes Retinal Detachments, Macular HolesCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Mr TE James
Uveitis, scleritis and other inflammatory eye diseasesCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Todmorden Health Centre
Mr A AguirrePaediatric ophthalmologyCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Mr KG DaveyOcular motility disorders, including squintCalderdale Royal HospitalCalderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

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