Ritchie, Ailsa - consultant ophthalmic (eye) surgeon


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Ailsa Ritchie photoMedical secretary: Linda Gardner

Medical secretary email: linda.gardner@gstt.nhs.uk

Areas of expertise: adult and paediatric strabismus, adult and paediatric cataract, paediatric uveitis, paediatric allergic eye disease, retinopathy of prematurity, adult and paediatric general ophthalmology


  • Biography

    Ms Ailsa Ritchie is an experienced strabismus and cataract surgeon. She trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital and completed her paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus Fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London.

    Ailsa has published research on eye movement disorders and strabismus and has presented at a number of national and international meetings. She is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmology and the British and Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association.

  • Education and training

    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Masters of Research in Medical and Molecular Biosciences (MRes)

    Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)

  • Specialist interests

    • Adult and paediatric strabismus
    • Adult and paediatric cataract surgery
    • Paediatric allergic eye disease
    • Paediatric uveitis
    • Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology
    • Retinopathy of prematurity