Ms Dawn Sim Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Ms Dawn Sim




Medical retina, cataract surgery, medical retinal disease

Dawn Sim is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Optegra Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London specialising in retinal disease; with a particular interest in diabetes, health innovation, and teleophthalmology.

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCOphth

  • Medical retina
  • Cataract surgery in medical retinal disease
Places of study
  • Medical training at St George’s Hospital, University of London, 2002
  • Ophthalmology Specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital from 2007; Senior/Chief Resident 2010-2011
  • Currently works as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and Croydon University Hospital
  • Research fellowship in Teleophthalmology at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, 2014
  • Over 100 peer-reviewed papers, and international presentations

  • Regenerative medicine in Diabetic Eye Disease;  The Diabetes Repair Project (Developing stem cell therapy for retinal blood vessels)
  • Owns a patent for novel use of a dye for visualizing inflammation in the retina
  • Specialized Retinal Imaging in Teleophthalmology
  • ARVO foundation for Eye Research, Alcon Early Career Research Award 2015
  • Has three daughters
  • Enjoys walking, skiing and tennis


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