Profiles

Adam Booth

Adam Booth

Studied Studied Medicine at the University of Southampton, qualifying in 1994. He trained in Ophthalmology in South Thames and Wessex, completing specialist training in medical retinal conditions at Southampton. During this time he participated in a number of landmark trials into new treatments for age related macular degeneration. He was appointed as a consultant ophthalmologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 2004 and has developed a successful service offering the latest treatments for macular diseases. His special interests are cataract surgery, and retinal disease including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He is a section editor for Eye, the Journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He has been Clinical Director of Ophthalmology at Queen Alexandra Hospital since April 2015.

Anthony Evans

Anthony Evans

Was appointed as a consultant in Portsmouth in 1994, having completed a fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.  He has established a Paediatric eye service over the last 14 years and now works closely in this field with his colleague Alison Tappin.  He was elected to the council of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2004 to represent the Wessex region and has been an examiner for the College since 2003. 

James Kirwan

James Kirwan

After qualifying from Oxford University and St Marys Hospital Medical School, Mr Kirwan completed ophthalmology training in Birmingham, St Georges Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.  He undertook subspecialty training in glaucoma at Moorfields and worked as a researcher managing a major study into ways of improving the results of glaucoma surgery.  He has authored over twenty five publications on glaucoma and continues research interests into ways of improving care for glaucoma patients. He has presented extensively at National and International meetings and is a peer reviewer for 5 major ophthalmic journals.  His particular areas of expertise are the diagnosis, investigation and medical/ surgical management of glaucoma. He is responsible for the majority of glaucoma surgery in eastern Hampshire, attracting glaucoma referrals from across the region.

Hunter Maclean

Hunter Maclean

Qualified as a doctor from Edinburgh medical school in 1986.  He trained in ophthalmology in Edinburgh and Newcastle with further specialist training in Sydney, Australia.  He was appointed as a consultant ophthalmologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 1998 having had 2 years experience at this grade in Newcastle.  His special interests include: cataract surgery, tumour excision from the eye and lids, watery eyes, eyelid malformations including ptosis, eye removal and prosthetic rehabilitation, cosmetic and therapeutic botulinum toxin treatment and cosmetic upper lid blepharoplasty.

Alison Tappin

Alison Tappin

Qualified from Guy's Hospital Medical School (UMDS).  She trained in Ophthalmology in Cambridge, Nottingham and South Thames and undertook advanced subspecialty training in Neuro-ophthalmology at Kings College Hospital, London and Medical Ophthalmology at St Thomas' Hospital, London.  She completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Kings College Hospital, and was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 2005.

Yit Fung Yang

Yit Fung Yang

Qualified in 1992 from the University of Aberdeen and went on to train in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.  On completing higher specialist training in 2001, he pursued his interest in retinal diseases and gained a further 2 years of advanced, highly specialised and intensive training in Moorfields at Fellowship level in all aspects of retinal surgery and treatment of retinal diseases. He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and College Tutor at Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust practising in general ophthalmology including cataract surgery with lens implantation as well as subspecialising in retinal diseases.
 
 
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