Alex J Shortt

Alex J Shortt

  • C‎onsultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
  • 2000 Bachelor of Medicine
  • 2001 MSc Physiology University College Dublin
  • 2003 MRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • 2009 PhD Ophthalmology University College London
  • 2013 FRCOphth Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Bachelor of Surgery University College Dublin
  • Central London Eye Hospital
  • Surrey Eye Hospital
  • Standard Cataract Treatment
  • Corneal Disease | Transplantation
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Advanced Cataract Treatment
  • Presbyond
  • Implantable Contact Lens
Professional Memberships
  • Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust London
  • Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation


Mr Shortt is a leading ophthalmic surgeon and an expert in the fields of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery.

Mr Shortt’s initial medical training was at the National University of Ireland in Dublin. This was followed by a PhD in Ophthalmology at University College, London. Mr Shortt sits on the editorial boards of various professional publications and has published extensively himself. He has received numerous prizes and distinctions including the Fight for Sight prize and the Moorfields Research Medal. Website


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