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Mr Mukhtar Bizrah

Consultant cornea & cataract surgeon 7083917Ophthalmology
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Biography

Mukhtar Bizrah is a consultant cornea and cataract surgeon at the Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is one of the few ophthalmic surgeons in the world who is board certified in the UK, Canada and Europe:

1. Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth, UK)
2. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC, Canada)
3. Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO, Europe)

Mukhtar is an expert in advanced corneal diseases and cataracts. His clinical interests include cataract and refractive surgeries, cornea transplants (partial and full thickness), pterygium surgery and advanced cornea diseases. He is interested in complex cornea and cataract disorders, and provides second opinions on such cases.

Mukhtar has presented his research at numerous international conferences and peer-reviewed research articles. By 2020, he had won 25 awards and prizes on International, national and regional levels.

Mr Bizrah completed his core ophthalmology training at the London deanery, which included 2 years at the Western Eye Hospital and 2 years at Moorfields eye hospital.
He has completed advanced cornea and cataract surgery fellowships at two of the world’s most renowned eye institutions: Western Eye Hospital (London, UK) and University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada).

He attended University College London and St George’s University of London. He won numerous awards by the time he completed undergraduate training, including London Student of the Year award, Royal Society of Medicine Brigadier Haywood prize and Wellcome Trust Research Prize.

Mukhtar Bizrah is the founder & co-director of London Eye Course, the largest ophthalmology revision course in Europe & North America.

Special interests

Cornea diseases, cataracts, emergency eye diseases, keratoconus, fuchs endothelial dystrophy, pterygium, cornea scarring, cornea infections, recurrent cornea erosion syndrome, severe dry eyes.