Mr Jonathan Chan is an Edinburgh-based consultant ophthalmic surgeon with more than 23 years of Consultant experience in the field. He works at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Royal Edinburgh Infirmary, and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Young People. He also has a private practice at Shawfair Park Hospital. Mr Chan specialises in cataract surgery and multifocal lens implantation. He also has a specialist interest in paediatric ocular and neuro-ophthalmological conditions such as lazy eye, sticky eye and squint, as well as rarer conditions such as infantile cataracts and retinopathy of prematurity. He performs around 30–40 squint operations each year and has performed more than 6,000 adult cataract operations with high success rates.
Mr Chan completed his general ophthalmic training in Dublin, Cambridge, Aberdeen, and Sheffield. During this time, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London and Ireland. He went on to complete subspecialty training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at University College of Los Angeles, USA.
Mr Chan is actively involved in training, teaching, and research, and he has published more than 50 papers in international, peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is also a senior examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and an honorary senior lecturer in ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh.
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Royal College of Ophthalmologists
General Medical Council
LRCP Royal College of Physicians of London - 1986
MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England - 1986
M.B., BCh., B.A.O. National University of Ireland - 1986
B.Sc. 2nd Class Honours (National University of Ireland) September 1988
D.O. (R.C.S.I.) - 1990
F.R.C.S.Ireland.(Ophth.) - 1991
F.R.C.S.Edinburgh.(Ophth.) - 1991
F.R.C.Ophth. - 1991.
American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and strabismus Association
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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Dr Chan was excellent & explained everything
Very calm and explaining. Put our minds at ease. Very easy to understand the whole process.
A first class all round appointment SAR
Dr Chan explained all my concerns very well
Very nice 😀👍
Dr Chan was fantastic with my daughter, explained everything to her and myself in the right way.
Very clear and concise of procedure. Very friendly and answered all my questions and concerns. Very very pleased with my experience.
Great explanation to our child of what to expect and takes time explaining and answering questions.
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Mr Jonathan Chan's overall patient rating is 4.97 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 129 reviews
What languages does Mr Jonathan Chan speak?
Mr Jonathan Chan speaks English and Mandarin
Where is Mr Jonathan Chan located?
Mr Jonathan Chan primarily practices at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh, located at 122 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH12 6UD
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