Alistair Laidlaw is one of three consultant vitreo retinal (VR) surgeons at St Thomas' Hospital.
The VR team provides a comprehensive hub and spoke VR service via links with The Maidstone Hospital Kent, Frimley Park Hospital and Queen Mary Hospital Sidcup.
Alistair has been president and honorary secretary of the British and Eire Association of Vitreo Retinal Surgeons. He is active in both research and training with a specialist interest in surgery for complications of diabetic retinopathy.
He has lead the introduction of Electronic Medical Records at St Thomas' Hospital and is involved in the development of The OpenEyes EMR. He also develops vision measurement software.