Miss Vasuki Sivagnanavel

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

QualificationsFRCOphth MD BSc MBBS PG Cert Healthcare Management

Year of qualification:1997

Languages spoken:English, Tamil

GMC number:4441074

Main NHS base:

  • Kingston Hospital

Clinical interests:

Medical retina (all aspects), age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease (injections and laser treatment), retinal vein occlusions, inflammatory eye disease, general ophthamology and cataract surgery.

Training & background:

Miss Vasuki Sivagnanavel has a specialist interest in medical retina and inflammatory eye diseases as well as general ophthalmology. She serves as the Lead Retina Specialist at Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust and manages one of the largest Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) services in the country.

Having trained at leading Teaching Hospitals including Kings College Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, she was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) for her research into age related macular degeneration and retinal imaging. She remains active in research and has presented at international and national conferences and published in peer review journals. She was later selected for the prestigious Darzi Fellowship and trained in quality improvement in healthcare with the Kings Fund, The Manchester Business School and Moorfields’ Eye Hospital.

Personal profile:

“I am passionate about my work and am committed to ensuring that patients have the best possible journey when faced with the uncertainties of ocular health problems. I stay up to date with the latest research to deliver the highest standard of care to my patients.”

Miss Sivagnanavel supports several charities including Sight Savers, Oxfam, Unicef and Wateraid. She is committed to the prevention of blindness and has volunteered in eye camps in the treatment of cataracts and other eye disorders in Sri Lanka.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

A: Alternate weeks  M: Monthly sessions  A/H: Ad Hoc


Want to book an appointment?

Call us on:

020 8971 8026
F: 020 8971 8002

Personal secretary

Karen Chambers

T: 0207 183 0563

F: 0844 858 1122

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