Laidlaw, Alistair - consultant vitreo retinal surgeon

 

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Alistair Laidlaw - consultant vitreo retinal surgeon 

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  • Biography

    Alistair Laidlaw is one of three consultant vitreo retinal surgeons at St Thomas’ treating patients from south London, Kent and parts of Surrey. 

    Alistair has introduced electronic medical records and improved processes during his time at the eye depertment. He is Honorary Secretary of the UK and Ireland Vitreo Retinal Society (2010 - 2012). 

  • Education and training

    • Newcastle University Medical School, 1980 - 1985
    • Newcastle 1985 - 1989: House Officer and Senior House Officer (SHO); anatomy demonstrator, 1987
    • Bristol Eye Hospital, 1989 - 1995: SHO and registrar training, research lecturer leading to MD Higher Degree
    • Moorfields Eye Hospital, 1995 - 1998: Senior registrar and vitreo retinal fellow
    • St Thomas' Hospital and Maidstone Hospital: Consultant vitreo retinal surgeon, 1998 - present day    
  • Specialist interests

    • Retinal surgery
    • Macular surgery
    • Surgery for diabetic retinopathy
    • Clinical vision measurement
  • Research interests

    • Surgery for diabetic macular oedema
    • Clinical vision measurement