Mr Phillip Moradi is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in cataract and refractive surgery, dry eye, retinal diseases, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, macular dystrophy and uveitis.
BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCOphth, MD
Places of study
Mr Moradi studied medicine in Birmingham and he was awarded a prestigious Erasmus medical school scholarship at the Nobel Prize Institute (Karolinska Institute) in Stockholm.
He completed higher surgical training in ophthalmology. He is one of few consultants in the UK to have dual fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in retina / uveitis and cornea / complex cataract surgery.
His research doctorate (2015) involved translational laboratory research at University College London (UCL), Institute of Ophthalmology, as a member of the Moorfields Ocular Gene Therapy Group. His laboratory research received an inaugural Novartis Retina Award.
He has advised the Macular Society and the UK Department of Health on children's public health campaigns in smoking and visual health. ( https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J-dS0ZiiCx0
His work has been nominated for a National Health Award by the NHS/ Department of Health for the Eyes and Tobacco Study Team. He was a founding member of the Ophthalmic Public Health Group at the Royal College of Ophthalmology.
A research grant for AREDS vitamin supplementation for retinal disease in an NHS setting has recently been received.
Mr Moradi has published scientific and clinical papers in cataract, retina, molecular biology, ophthalmic public health, cornea, uveitis , retinal genetics and emergency ophthalmology.
Mr Moradi's professional interests include improving medical education, research, teaching ocular surgery, clinical ophthalmology and simulation training.