Mr Fadi Alkherdahji (Kherdahji)

Mr Fadi Alkherdahji (Kherdahji)



25 years of experience
6 years as a specialist


  • Cataract
  • Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
  • Vision Correction Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 5209537
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £295

    Follow-up appointment: £130

    Practices worked at

    Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham

    Aston University Campus Coleshill Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B4 7ET
    157 reviews

    St Joseph’s Hospital

    Harding Avenue, Malpas, Newport, United Kingdom, NP20 6ZE
    55 reviews

    Cheltenham General Hospital

    Sandford Road, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, GL53 7AN
    31 reviews

    Newmedica - Gloucester

    Aspen Medical Centre Horton Rd, Gloucester, United Kingdom, GL1 3PX
    0 reviews


    Dr Fadi Alkherdahji is an ophthalmologist based at the following practices:

    • Opetegra Eye Hospital, Birmingham
    • Newmedica, Gloucester
    • St Joseph's Hospital
    • Cheltenham General Hospital

    He specialises in surgery on the cornea, anterior segment and retina. He also performs cataract surgery (including complex cataract surgery).

    Dr Alkherdahji gained his medical qualifications in 1997 in Syria before undertaking general surgical training in ophthalmology in Cheltenham. He undertook surgical retinal training at Western Eye Hospital in 2005 and undertook a fellowship in medical and surgical retinal diseases in Singapore the following year. in 2007, he was awarded a fellowship to further train in cornea and refractive surgery at the University of San Diego whilst also working with a leading refractive surgeon at CODET Eye Centre in Mexico. Following this, he set up the Eye and Ear Hospital in Damascus and was based there until his return to the UK in 2012 when he joined Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust.

    In 2012, Dr Alkheradahji formed Theia & Co, which offers its patients laser and non-laser refractive surgery. More recently, he co-founded Newmedica with his colleagues, which now has locations in Swindon and Gloucester. He has undertaken over 10,000 cases and has 10 years of experience in the field.


    • Amniotic Membrane Transplant
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Contact Lens Assessment
    • Corneal Cross Linking (CXL)
    • Corneal Transplantation
    • Eye Test
    • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
    • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    • Lens Replacement Surgery
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • New Eye Exam
    • Refractive Cataract Surgery
    • Refractive Lens Exchange
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    Special interests

    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataracts
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Corneal Disease
    • Corneal Ectasia
    • Demodex
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problem
    • Eye Problems
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Keratoconus
    • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
    • Myopia (Short-Sighted)
    • Presbyopia
    • Vision Problems
    • Visual Stress
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    MD, Medical School, University of Damasus, Syria 1997

    MRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, 2004

    Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina, National University Hospital, Singapore, 2006

    Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, University of San Diego, California, 2007

    FRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, 2014

    CertLRS, Certificate for Laser Refractive Surgery, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, 2021

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