Professor David O’Brart
MB BS MD(Res) FRCS FRCOphth RefCert (RCOphth) DO
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Specialties at a glance
Professor O’Brart is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. He specialises in Refractive, Corneal and Cataract Surgery, External Eye Disease, Glaucoma. Specialities Include:
- Cornea disease & surgery
- Anterior segment of the eye
- Refractive eye surgery
- Complex small incision cataract surgery
- Glaucoma surgery
- Corneal grafting
- Dry eye syndrome
- Lazy eye
- Eye tests
- Eye infection & problems
About Professor O’Brart
Professor David O’Brart has been a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London since 1996. In recognition of his clinical research, he was appointed as Professor of Corneal Science at King’s College, University of London in 2015 and Honorary Professor, School of Optometry, Cardiff University in 2019.
NHS and Academic Posts
Professor O’Brart is a past president and treasurer of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, a past council member and secretary of the British Society of Refractive Surgeons, past president and secretary of the Southern Ophthalmological Society and past board member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He has organised and chaired over sixty symposia on Refractive, Corneal and Cataract surgery and Glaucoma at national and international meetings.
Professor O’Brart is an examiner and specialist advisor to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the Medical Health Research Authority for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He continues to take an active interest in research in the fields of Refractive Surgery, Cornea and External Eye Disease and Cataract Surgery with over one hundred and sixty scientific publications. His current clinical and laboratory research is directed at optimising treatments for Keratoconus and Dry Eye, and Cataract Surgery within the NHS.
Articles & Videos
Professor O’Brart has co-authored three books on corneal topography, refractive and corneal surgery and contributed numerous chapters to international ophthalmic textbooks.
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