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Professor Ananth Viswanathan

Consultant Profile

Professor Ananth Viswanathan

BSc(Hons), MBBS (Lond), FRCOphth, MD

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Speciality: Ophthalmology

020 7323 5967

Professional Profile

Having graduated from St Thomas’s Hospital in 1989 and completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Mr Viswanathan is a Consultant Surgeon at Moorfields specialising in Cataract and Glaucoma. In addition to the clinical component of his work, Mr Viswanathan is active in teaching and research: he contributes in these areas locally, nationally and internationally.

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Professional Memberships

BSc(Hons) in Neuroscience

MD in Visual Psychophysics in Glaucoma

PhD in Genetic Epidemiology

Member of Asia Pacific Glaucoma Guideline International Review Committee

Member of Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 Management Committee (and Principal Applicant for Glaucoma)

Member of Medical Research Council Steering Committee on Glaucoma Screening Feasibility Study (and Study Collaborator)

Member of UK Genetic Testing Network Working Group

Member of the British Eye Study Group

Member of World Glaucoma Association Guidelines for Reporting and Publishing Committee

Editorial Board Member, International Glaucoma Review

Member of UK & Eire Glaucoma Society

Member of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Member of Statistical Genetics Group, Institute of Psychiatry. London

Member of the International Perimetric Society

Invited Expert, Lasker Foundation / International Retinal Research Foundation Initiative for Innovation in Vision Science

Contact Details

NHS Base

Moorfields Eye Hospital


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