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Mr Rafik Girgis



First name(s):




Current post:

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, A&E Lead

Secretary's name:

Liz French



A&E and cataract

Membership of professional bodies:

GMC, number 5179248

Special clinical interests:

 Cataract, general & acute ophthalmology

Date of registration:

Onto The Specialist Register since 30/10/2009

Professional profile/background:


Royal College of Ophthalmologists,2003


Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 2001

Master Degree in Ophthalmology, (Diabetic Eye Diseases)

Cairo University, Egypt, 1995

I trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital for 3 years, 2007-2010, to be an expert in cataract surgery and acute ophthalmology.

He had worked for 2 years as a fellow and 1 year as a consultant.


Web links to any published articles:

1. To assess the results of the clinical outcome of high volume cataract operations performed by a Fellow & a consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital.R Girgis, T Salam, S Verma

Eye (2012) 26, 756-757; published online 3 February 2012.

2. Pseudoexfoliative deposits on an intraocular lens implant.

Eye (2011) 25, 1378-1379. Published online 1 July 2011.

3. Unusual corneal foreign body  R Girgis, S Verma. Moorfields Eye Hospital

Eye (2009) 23, number 7, 1609. Published online in July 2008.

4. Bilateral subepithelial fibrosis after lasik in a patient with keloid  R Girgis, D Morris, A Kotagiri, K Ramaesh.

Eye (2007) 21, 96-97, published online: 02/12/2005.

5. Statin & aspirin therapy are associated with decreased rates of choroidal neovascularization among patients with AMD.RAM Girgis, HDR McKee

American Journal of Ophthalmology October 2004(Vol.138, issue4, page 697).

6. Swollen optic discs in a patient with the chromosome 22q 11.2 deletion syndrome RAM Girgis, HDR McKee, J Innes

British Journal of Ophthalmology.2004;88:591-592.

7. Increased endothelial cell density in the paracentral and peripheral regions of the human cornea A Raj, RAM Girgis

American Journal of Ophthalmology,2003;136:774-775.