MBBS (Ibadan) LLM (LAMP, Cardiff ) FRCS (Ed) FRCOpth
Year of first medical qualification: 1986, Ibadan
Andrew works as an independent Ophthalmologist within the NHS. Having worked full time as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board till February 2017. He now works as Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist at Cardiff and Vale Health Board (University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff) and Cwm Taf Health Board (Royal Glamorgan)
He qualified in 1986 at Ibadan and trained in Ophthalmology in England, Scotland and Wales (All Wales Rotation). He undertook a fellowship in Glaucoma at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London in 2000 and subsequently appointed Consultant at Royal Gwent Newport in 2001. He was Clinical Director in 2002 and instrumental in setting up and running the Glaucoma service and the Gwent Ophthalmic Diagnostic Treatment Service (ODTC).
He is passionate about International eye health care and set up the Gwent Zomba Malawi Health Link in 2015. He also founded the charity Sight 2020 Direct and is a Trustee (www.sight2020direct.org). This is a charity aiming to deliver sight saving eye surgery and develop blind football.
British Medical Association (BMA)
Malawi Medical Association (MMC)
Andrew married to Sally and they have 6 children. He is an amateur watercolour artist and wood carver
Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist Cardiff and Vale Health (University Hospital of Wales) and Cwm Taf University Health Board (Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant)
He is a general ophthalmologist with a special interest in the medical and surgical management of Glaucoma, the use aqueous shunt devices and MIGS (The ‘I’ stent). This also includes the management of cataract in Glaucoma.
Glaucoma medical and surgical management
I have written and co-authored papers in Glaucoma and eye infections.
Points of Light award 2019. Recognising outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community. https://www.pointsoflight.gov.uk/sight-2020-direct/
Named in the Brilliant, Black and Welsh: A celebration of 100 African and Carribean people September 2018
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