Basic surgical training in Ophthalmology in Aberdeen and
admitted as a Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists of
London in 1995.
Between 1995 and 2000 underwent higher surgical training in
Nottingham University Hospital as the Clinical Lecturer. During
this time undertook a higher degree (MD) researching the
resistance of the human eye to infection, and won The Founder's Cup
at the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress in 1999 and 2000 for this
In 2000 awarded The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Keeler
Scholarship and underwent advanced subspecialty training in
Vitreoretinal surgery under the auspices of Professor David McLeod
in Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
Appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in
Vitreoretinal surgery at Bristol Eye Hospital in 2001.