Mr Akash Raj MBBS & MD (AIIMS), MRCS, DRCOphth, FRCS, FRCOphth, PG Dip (Distinction) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist and Cataract surgeon, Birmingham, Dudley, Ashby De La Zouch, Midlands, UK
Mr Akash Raj MBBS & MD (AIIMS), MRCS, DRCOphth, FRCS, FRCOphth, PG Dip (Distinction)Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist and Cataract surgeon, Birmingham, Dudley, Ashby De La Zouch, Midlands, UK 

Little more about Mr Raj

Mr Raj is a full time consultant ophthalmologist in the NHS and leads the glaucoma team at the Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley. Mr Raj has 18 years of valuable and wide ranging experience in ophthalmology.

 

 

Mr Raj has extensive training and has experience in managing Glaucoma and glaucoma related conditions, corneal diseases of the eye and he is an expert Cataract surgeon.

 

He has completed a year of Senior Glaucoma Fellowship from the prestigious Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, where he had the opportunity to achieve extensive and comprehensive expertise in Glaucoma and complex and challenging cataract surgeries. 

 

He is dual trained, cornea being his second sub-speciality interest. He achieved expertise in managing various corneal diseases, both medically and surgically after completing a clinical fellowship in cornea from Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

He has the pleasure and opportunity to successfully clear all the ophthalmology related examinations in the UK and in India. He graduated from India's premier medical school, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS: http://www.aiims.edu/), New Delhi and soon after successfully completed post-graduate residency in ophthalmology from the prestigious Dr.Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences (www.aiims.edu/rpcentre.htm, associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi). In addition, he did a fellowship from the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India (http://www.sankaranethralaya.org/).

 

He successfully completed his higher speciality training as a specialist registrar in ophthalmology from South Wales deanery, based in Cardiff. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK and is also a full member of this respected institution.

 

He has been and is actively involved in various research projects, audits and has made numerous regional, national and international presentations. He also has numerous publications in various ophthalmology journals. He is a designated clinical and educational supervisor to training/junior doctors.

 

Working in two continents under different circumstances and dealing with diverse groups of patients have given Mr Raj a very unique perspective and insight. Working in various units have helped Mr Raj gather the best practices from all these units and combine them and provide them to all his patients fully individualized.

 

Mr Raj enjoys sports including cricket, tennis and swimming. He loves fishing and is learning to play golf at the moment whenever his little girl allows him!

 

Private & NHS patients

How to see Mr Raj

For private patients & referrals

 

Mr Akash Raj 

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist & Cataract surgeon

 

West Midland Hospital

(Alternate Thursday AM)

Colman Hill

Halesowen

West Midlands

B63 2AH

 

Appointments:

01384 632 640

 

Private Secretary: Liz Carter : 01384 632 636 

                               Fax:     01384 632702

                                            FAO Liz Carter

 

 

 

Mr Akash Raj

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma & Cataract specialist

 

BMI The Priory Hospital, Edgbaston

(Thursday PM)
Priory Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands
B5 7UG
 
Appointments:
0121 446 1638
(Consultation by appointment only)
 
Private Secretary:
Liz Carter
Direct Line: 01384632636 

 



 

 

 

 

For NHS Referrals through GP/Opticians

 

Mr Akash Raj

Consultant Ophthalmologist (Glaucoma Lead)

 

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road

Dudley

West Midlands

DY1 2HQ

 

Phone: 01384456111

Extn. 5815 (NHS Secretary: Lyn Eaton)

 

Fax:     01384244880

            FAO  Lyn Eaton

 



Mr Raj's private consultation times

Telephone consultations @ mutually convenient times. Please see options above.

 



Thursdays (alternate) 9am to 12 Noon @ West Midland Hospital, Colman Hill, Halesowen.

 

 

 

EveryThursday (2 pm - 4 pm) @   The Priory Hospital, Edgbaston(With prior appointments only)

 

 

 

 

Ashby Eye Clinic: 

 

Every Friday at Dr Dawes's Surgery. Please call the surgery for appointments.

The Surgery, Ashby
30 North Street
Ashby-de-la-zouch
Leicestershire, LE65 1HS
Tel: 01530 417415

Please lookout for timings.

http://www.thesurgerynorthstreetashby.nhs.uk

 

 

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