About this service
The Ophthalmology department deals with diseases and surgery of the eyes and provides a full range of general ophthalmic services
Our team of experts provide first class eye care and surgical services for a wide range of eye conditions, including the treatment and provision of specialist services that include:
- Medical Retina – Diabetes, Age-related Macular Degeneration,
- Retinopathy of Prematurity
- Ocular motility (squint) – adult & paediatric
- Ophthalmic Imaging
- Accident and Emergency Eye Clinic Liaison Officer
This department also provides a state of the art angiography service for diagnosing medical retinal conditions and carries out screening for diabetic eye disease.
Our main department is in the Elective Care Centre where the team provide outpatient services, vision testing and treatments.
We have a team of ophthalmology consultants who are experts in their field, who are supported by ophthalmic nurses and technicians, orthoptists and photographers.
Ian B Marsh, Clinical Director, Ophthalmology. Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 2436946
Ian B Marsh has been a Consultant at Aintree for 26 years in General Ophthalmology with a sub specialty interest in ocular motility disorders and strabismus in both adults and children. Click here to read more...
David Clark, Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 2376611Click here to read more...
Ahmed Kamal , Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 4173030Click here to read more...
James Hsuan, Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon , GMC No: 3276152
Carmel Noonan, Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 3349353
Austin McCormick, Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon , GMC No: 4438005Click here to read more...
Nihal Kenawy, Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 5207909
Vincent Dubois, Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 4619558Click here to read more...
Indu Kumar , Consultant Ophthalmologist , GMC No: 6039151
Levente Toth, Locum Consultant, Medical Retina , GMC No: 7071011Click here to read more...
Nima Ghadiri, Consultant , GMC No: 7045876
Dr Nima Ghadiri is a consultant in Medical Ophthalmology, an interdisciplinary speciality centred on the diagnosis and management of eye disorders relating to systemic disease, as well as the medical management of eye disorders. He works at Aintree one day a week.
Nima was born in the Wirral and graduated from the University of Cambridge. He has trained in both Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine at Cambridge, Oxford, New Zealand and Yorkshire, and has completed fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London.
He has most recently worked as a Locum Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Uveitis at Moorfields and Great Ormond Street Hospital, before joining Liverpool University Hospitals as Medical Ophthalmology Consultant in December 2020.
Dr Ghadiri is a member of the WHO technical working group for Uveitis, and the UK Uveitis National Clinical Study Group. He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and has completed a Masters’ Degree in Clinical Education, focusing on harnessing new immersive technologies to facilitate learning. Recently, he produced national digital transformation and tele-ophthalmology guidelines to aid Ophthalmologists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
He has an interest in the wellbeing and holistic care of both patients and staff, taking part in the inaugural virtual International Schwartz Rounds and exploring the role of art and horticulture in patient healing for national newspapers. Dr Ghadiri has presented on the origins and context of historical figures on ophthalmic practice today, holding a Diploma in the History of Medicine. Click here to read more...