Mr Niaz Islam

Mr Niaz Islam

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCOphth, FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 4 specialists
25 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Mr Islam was extremely efficient and reassuring. I felt well informed and able to choose appropriate treatment options. I was well prepared for my surgery, and post operative care. Mr Islam was approachable and informative throughout. His reassuring manner kept me calm and relaxed. Thank you Mr Islam for transformative surgery and follow up.“
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Retina
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4316288
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Holly Private Hospital

    High Road Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom, IG9 5HX
    624 reviews

    Spire London East Hospital

    Roding Lane South, Redbridge, United Kingdom, IG4 5PZ
    429 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 18:00
    Tue
    14:00 - 17:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    18:00 - 20:00 | 14:15 - 16:15
    Fri
    17:30 - 19:00
    Sat
    10:00 - 12:00
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Niaz Islam is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon who graduated from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1996. He holds a BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCOphth, FRCOphth. He is also a member of various professional bodies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, British Medical Association, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and Royal College of Ophthalmologists of England.

    He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London including medical retinal fellowships and worked as a locum consultant in medical retina and uveitis.

    Between 2007-2014 he was a Clinical Lead and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Queens Hospital, Romford.

    Mr Islam specialises in Cataract removal surgery, Refractive lens exchange surgery, Age-related macular degeneration treatment, Diabetic eye disease and Minor eye procedures as well as Diabetic retinopathy, Anti-VEGF and Retinal laser treatment and uveitis.

    In 2012, Niaz Islam was nominated for national macular disease society award by patients for excellent service delivery and clinical care.

    He speaks English as well as Bengali.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Cataract removal surgery
    • Refractive lens exchange surgery
    • Age-related macular degeneration treatment
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Medical Retina 
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Anti-VEGF
    • Retinal laser treatment
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Anti-VEGF
    • Retinal laser treatment uveitis
    • Age-related macular degeneration treatment
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Minor eye procedures

    Procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Eye Problem
    • Cataracts
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Haemorrhage
    • Vision Problems
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    Education

    • BSc (Hons)
    • MBBS
    • MRCOphth
    • FRCOphth
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Eye Problem
    4/10
    Cataract Surgery
    3/10
    Cataract
    1/10
    Cataracts
    1/10
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Islam was extremely efficient and reassuring. I felt well informed and able to choose appropriate treatment options. I was well prepared for my surgery, and post operative care. Mr Islam was approachable and informative throughout. His reassuring manner kept me calm and relaxed. Thank you Mr Islam for transformative surgery and follow up.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    As soon as I got into my first consultation with Mr Islam I knew I was in good hands....he explained everything perfectly, from that day to the operation to the final consultation he was so understanding and very on the ball. I now have perfect vision and a new lease of life and it’s all down to this man, he is an absolute magician when it comes to eyes!!!!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very professional
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Islam is a charming, excellent professional who has quickly identified an issue and resolved it. He has brilliant explanations for eye conditions, and put me at ease during a stressful time. He is a wonderful asset to the medical field and I would highly recommend him to others.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good experience
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Niaz Islam was very kind and helpful. He scheduled an appointment with me as soon as I sent an email to his assistant. He was accurate in diagnosing the issue of my eyelid and prescribed an onitment which helped to remove my lump in 2days. I really appreciate his help and follow-ups.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very kind doctor and explained the procedure well befor and after treatment
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Niaz was very professional, polite and reassuring throughout my consultation with him. Despite not being able to meet the doctor due to lockdown, his telephone manner was excellent and he helped me greatly. He answered all of my concerns and walked me through the process of things to help matters run smoothly. I would highly recommend him to anyone else.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I recommend Mr Islam highly. He is very thorough and reassuring. Above all, he respects his patients and gives a clear, educational explanation throughout the process.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Helpful and polite
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 specialists
    Mr Samuel Jayaraj
    Mr Samuel Jayaraj
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT)
    Is a colleague

    "Mr Islam performed by own mother's cataract surgery. She is delighted with the outcome and care he gave her."

    27-04-2020

    Mr Alex Day
    Mr Alex Day
    Ophthalmology
    Is a colleague

    "Niaz Islam is a skilled eye surgeon and great colleague. I would highly recommend him."

    01-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Macular Degeneration, Macular Haemorrhage, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    Ms Tina Khanam
    Ms Tina Khanam
    Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Is a colleague

    "Medical retina and cataract surgery"

    10-05-2021

    Recommended for:
    Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Cataracts
    Dr Debi Ray
    Dr Debi Ray
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Excellent ophthalmologist. "

    04-09-2020

    Recommended for:
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