Mr Andrew Coombes, Consultant Eye Surgeon, has been working within the Barts Health NHS Trust since 2003. He is highly specialised in Oculoplastic (eyelid surgery and cosmetic procedures), lacrimal (tear drainage) & orbital surgery, as well as Cataract and Corneal surgery. His work mainly takes place at Royal London Hospital where he is Service Lead for the Adnexal and Cataract and Corneal service. He also has a wide range of experience treating glaucoma, medical retina, uveitis, strabismus.
Mr Coombes qualified with a Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery for St Bart's Medical College in 1991, during this period he won several prizes and undertook an additional Bachelors in Immunology. During his speciality training, he undertook several high-profile fellowships at internationally renowned institutions including Sydney Eye Hospital, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, and Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Mr Coombes is also an active researcher, publishing numerous peer-reviewed articles and has written several books on cataracts and trauma. He has several roles within medical education including College Tutor and Education Supervisor within the Royal London Hospital. He also teaches undergraduate and postgrad students on ophthalmologic topics.
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18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 17:00
Excellent care - flawless procedure - thank you
Very experienced and answering clearly all my questions.
Very professional doctor. Best I have seen so far at HCA.
Mr Coombes is excellent in every way; knowledge, listening, manner, diagnosis, and expertise
Andrew carried out surgery and was always super detailed and explanatory from day one. Very professional and excellent care. I totally recommend him and would chose him again in future.
The treatment has been carried out meticulously. Even more importantly, the obtained results show what a lucky it was to ask Mr Coombes to help with my problem.
Very reassuring and helpful
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Mr Coombes is an excellent surgeon and all round great ophthalmologist. He takes pride in looking after his patients.
Mr Richard Caesar
Andrew is a great mentor and colleague. His depth of experience in and around the orbit makes him the ideal surgeon to do to when faced with a difficult reconstruction. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to family and friends
Mr Nabeel Bhatti
What are Mr Andrew Coombes's reviews like?
Mr Andrew Coombes's overall patient rating is 4.93 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 35 reviews
What languages does Mr Andrew Coombes speak?
Mr Andrew Coombes speaks English
Where is Mr Andrew Coombes located?
Mr Andrew Coombes primarily practices at London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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What are Mr Andrew Coombes working hours?
Mr Andrew Coombes is working Monday (18:00 - 20:00), Thursday (08:00 - 17:00)
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