Samantha Mann

Consultant ophthalmologist


Samantha Mann has been a consultant ophthalmologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2009.

She treats people with with eye conditions including:

  • diabetic retinopathy
  • macular degeneration
  • retinal vein occlusions
  • genetic eye disease
  • central serous retinopathy

She is the clinical lead for the south east London diabetic eye screening service at Guy's and St Thomas'. She has been actively involved in compiling the London optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanning protocol for use in diabetic eye screening.

Education and training

  • MD on the phenotyping of age-related macular degeneration, University College London Institute of Ophthalmology
  • North Thames registrar rotation, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Senior house officer ophthalmic rotation, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Queen Mary's Hospital Sidcup, Guy's and St Thomas' and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Research interests

  • Age-related macular disease
  • Diabetic eye screening


  • Harcourt Medal, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2001


Samantha has written a number of publications on age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye screening.

Last updated: March 2023

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