Mr Vasilios Papastefanou competed his basic training in Ophthalmology in Athens, Greece and completed his PhD thesis in the University of Athens. He subsequently did extensive subspecialty training in Medical Retina (two one-year fellowships in St James University Hospital in Leeds and in Moorfields Eye Hospital in London), Ocular Oncology (one two-year fellowship in Moorfields Eye Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital in London) and in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery (15-month fellowship in Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge)
He was a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Moorfields Eye Hospital from 2014-2019 and in Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust from 2016-2019. He has also received specialized training for aesthetic facial treatments and is a Level 7 specialist.
He has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and more than 100 presentations in national and international meetings including invited lectures and symposia organisation.
He speaks English, French, Spanish and Greek -
Informally speaking, I also enjoy classical music (frequenting the Proms every summer and the Barbican concert halls for the rest of the year). I love photography and a good read. We are a proud Ophthalmology family - My wife is a Glaucoma Surgeon and we have a 7-year old boy .
Areas of expertise
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All conditions and treatments
General Medical Council
MD Universty of Athens, Athens Medical School (2000)
PhD in Molecular Pharmacology and Angiogenesis, University of Athens, Athens Medical School (2009)
Opthhalmology Board Certification (2006)
Medical Retina Fellowship, St James University Hospital, Leeds (2008-2009)
Medical Retina Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (2009-2010)
Ocular Oncology Fellowship, St. Bartholomew's Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (2010-2012)
Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery Fellowship, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (2012-2014)
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Barts Health, London (2016-2019) - Medical Retina Lead at the Royal London Hospital
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital (2014-2019) - Consultant-Led Clinics in collaboration with the London Ocular Oncology Service and the Medical Retina Service
Advanced Senior Imaging Scientist and Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society (2018)
Level 7 Cerfification in Facial Cosmetic Injectable treatments (2021)
Specialist's working hours
at All locations
10:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 13:30
Excellent service and explanation
My 2nd consultation was professional and courteous. I was very relaxed and the tests and checks carried out were thorough and the explanation was clear and easily understood.
Time and energy spent in explanation and on descriptive evidence.
Very thorough review with excellent use of technology.
Very nice gentlemen, knowledgeable and made me feel completely at ease. He explained all his "actions " and made sure I completely understood all he did and said to me.
Courteous, professional, welcoming, highly skilled
Mr Papastefanou has a relaxed but focussed manner which put me at ease immediately. I felt he was extremely thorough in his assessment or me, looking at all aspects of my eye and applying his intellect and experience and his explanation of what he saw in my eye and what this meant was really clear.
I recently visited Dr Vasilios Papastefanou for my ocular melanoma follow up appointment. He was very calm and efficient and gave me very detailed information about my eyes ... i found him extremely knowledgeable and clear up understand.
I was very impressed with Vasilios on meeting him. He put me at ease with explaining in great depth about my condition.
Very professional, approachable and reassuring
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I would not hestitate to recommend Mr Papastefanou for an opthalmology opinion. We have worked together previously and he is an excellent colleague. He puts the patient at the centre of all his practice, is very up to date and a superb clinican
Dr Bobby Huda
Excellent clinician, highly rated by our mutual patients.
Professor Philip Bloom
What are Mr Vasilios Papastefanou's reviews like?
Mr Vasilios Papastefanou's overall patient rating is 4.95 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 14 reviews
What languages does Mr Vasilios Papastefanou speak?
Mr Vasilios Papastefanou speaks English, Spanish, French and Greek
Where is Mr Vasilios Papastefanou located?
Mr Vasilios Papastefanou primarily practices at 9 Harley Street, located at 9 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9QY
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What are Mr Vasilios Papastefanou working hours?
Mr Vasilios Papastefanou is working Thursday (10:30 - 18:00), Friday (08:00 - 13:30)
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