Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a special interest in Medical retinal disease.
Bachelor of Medicine 1994 (Southampton)
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2004
Medical Retinal Disease
Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Diabetic Eye Disease
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Mr Booth studied Medicine at the University of Southampton, qualifying in 1994. He trained in Ophthalmology in the South Thames and Wessex regions, completing specialist training in medical retinal conditions at Southampton.
He was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 2004 and has developed a highly successful service offering the latest treatments for macular diseases, including Intravitreal Lucentis, Eylea and Ozurdex. His macular degeneration service was nominated for a Macular Society Excellence Award in 2013 and 2014.
He has a special interest in training, and has been College Tutor overseeing training of junior eye surgeons at Queen Alexandra Hospital since 2012. He is a section editor for Eye, the Journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He has been one of the leads driving the expansion of research activity in the Eye Department at Queen Alexandra Hospital acting as Principal Investigator on a number of key trials in medical retinal eye disease and recruiting an enthusiastic team of research staff.