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Mr Richard John Haynes


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

First name(s):

Richard John



Medical qualifications:


Current post:

Head of Vitreoretinal Service

Secretary's name:

Debbie Traynor


Vitreoretinal surgery

Complex Cataract Surgery

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Board Member of British & Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons



Special clinical interests:

Retinal Detachment, Macular surgery including macular hole and epiretinal membrane. Prevention of intraocular infections.

Date of registration:

GMC registration 1990

Professional profile/background:

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 work.

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.

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