Miss Gilvarry initially qualified in medicine at University College, Dublin, before specialising in Ophthalmology. Further training at Dublins Mater Hospital and the Western Ophthalmic Hospital in London led to a role as Senior Registrar at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital.
MB, MRCPI, FRCSI, FRCOphth
In 1990, Miss Gilvarry accepted the role of Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, where she is still Lead Clinician. Her research and experience have mainly concentrated on the anterior portion of the eye, and her work as a cataract surgeon has gained her international recognition.
Miss Gilvarry is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, and for the last five years she has also held the role of Acting Chairman of the Royal Surrey County Hospitals Surgical Care Group. She counts the amalgamation of the Royal Surrey and Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals eye departments among her most notable achievements.