Scott Robbie

Consultant ophthalmic (eye) surgeon


Scott Robbie has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2017. He has over 20 years' experience in ophthalmology.

He was a research associate at the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology.

Scott was a consultant in cornea, cataract and external diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 2 years. He was a visiting surgeon at University of Iowa Hospitals in the United States in 2015.

He was a National Institute for Health Research clinical lecturer at Moorfields and he continues work as a research associate at UCL.

Scott was one of the eye surgeons responsible for providing care to athletes in the Athlete's Village at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.

Scott is a member of:

  • UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Fellowship of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Ccertificate of laser refractive surgery, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Postgraduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery, Ulster University
  • PhD in genetics, University College London
  • Core MBA, ESCP Business School
  • Advanced corneal surgical training, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • BSc experimental pathology (University of London)
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), King's College London 

Research interests

  • New therapeutic approaches to corneal disease, including gene, stem cell-based therapies and laser eye surgery techniques
  • New treatments for ocular neovascularisation and inflammation
  • The medical and surgical management of complex corneal and external eye disease, corneal transplantation and cataracts
  • New intraocular lenses designed for patients with macular disease


Scott Robbie has over 50 conference presentations and over 38 scientific publications.

Scott Robbie's publications on PubMed.

Last updated: March 2023

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