Mr Ijaz Sheikh is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with over three decades of clinical experience in ophthalmology. He currently consults privately at Ashtead Hospital, Gatwick Park Hospital and North Downs Hospital.
Mr Sheikh completed his Bachelor's degree (1982) and medical degree at the University of Punjab, Pakistan in 1985. He was awarded a Membership with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK in 1992 and became a Fellow in Ophthalmology with the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in 1993.
In his current clinical posts, he diagnoses and manages a broad range of both complex and general eye conditions, including: diabetic retinopathy, cataract, complex uveitis, retinal vein occlusion and macular degeneration.
Mr Sheikh has extensive expertise in several treatment procedures, such as laser treatment for diabetic eye conditions, intravitreal injection therapy, cataract surgery and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). He has special interests in age-related macular degeneration, floaters and advanced retinal diseases.
In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Sheikh is a keen researcher and has several international publications and presentations. His current research interests surround the use of Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence based assessments for diabetic retinopathy in developing countries.
He is also actively involved in the teaching and training of other ophthalmologists, optometrists and nurses. He currently holds the position of Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
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General Medical Council
BSc - University of Punjab, Pakistan in 1982
MBBS - University of Punjab, Pakistan in 1985
MRCOphth - Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK in 1992
FRCS (Ophthalmology) - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK in 1993
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18:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 11:00
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What are Mr Ijaz Sheikh's reviews like?
Mr Ijaz Sheikh's overall patient rating is 4.67 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 1 review
What languages does Mr Ijaz Sheikh speak?
Mr Ijaz Sheikh speaks Urdu, Punjabi and English
Where is Mr Ijaz Sheikh located?
Mr Ijaz Sheikh primarily practices at Ashtead Hospital, located at The Warren Ashtead, Ashtead,Surrey, United Kingdom, KT21 2SB
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What are Mr Ijaz Sheikh working hours?
Mr Ijaz Sheikh is working Tuesday (18:00 - 20:30), Thursday (16:00 - 20:00, 16:00 - 19:00, 12:00 - 15:30), Saturday (09:00 - 11:00)
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