Mr Olugbemisola Oworu

Mr Olugbemisola Oworu

MBBS; FRCOphth; FRCS; FWACS; MSc

Ophthalmology

38 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“I met with doctor Oworu for a consultation about a problomatic cyst on my eleylid. He was extremely professional, attentive, understanding and very clear with my options on outcomes. With my descision made, within the hour I was on the operating table having it removed. I was over the moon his his ability to act so quickly on resolving my issues. I would highly recommend and will definitely return again. “
Read more

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Yoruba
Show more

Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4289490
Show more

    Practices worked at

    Spire Elland Hosptial

    Elland Lane Elland, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HX5 9EB
    193 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    09:00 - 12:30
    Thu
    18:00 - 20:00
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

     

     

    Mr Oworu has 35 years of experience as a medical doctor both in UK and abroad. He had higher surgical training in the prestigious Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Scotland and also had specialist Oculoplastic training at Maidstone Hospital in Kent. Currently, he is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and was previously the Clinical Director and Head of the Ophthalmology department within the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. He has a great deal of expertise in general Ophthalmology, as well as advanced training in Cataract and Oculoplastic Surgery.

    Mr Oworu has a strong interest in academic research, he has been published in numerous international journals such as International Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. He also frequently presents his research at national and international conferences, including the prestigious World Glaucoma Congress and Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

    Additionally, he has an active role in medical education. He offers lectures to GPs in a range of areas, including management of red-eye, cataract surgery, ophthalmology emergencies and how to interpret optician letters.

    Mr Oworu is also an assessor for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (on behalf of the General Medical Council), assessing doctors’ eligibility for Specialist Registration to enable them apply to be Consultants in UK.
     
    He is a member of the North of England Ophthalmological Society, British Oculoplastic Surgery Society, Royal College of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Premium lens cataract surgery
    • Cosmetic eye surgery
    • Oculoplastic surgery
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Ptosis repair
    • Ectropion repair
    • Entropion repair
    • Removal of lumps and bumps on eyelids/face
    • Removal of skin cancer on eyelids/face
    • General Ophthalmology
    • Eyelid problems
    • Cataracts
    • Dry Eye Syndrome
    • Facial skin cancer
    • Vision problems
    • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
    • Red-eye
    • Droopy eyelid/ptosis
    • Entropion
    • Ectropion

    Procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • Eye Test
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
    • Ptosis Repair
    • Urgent Eye Care
    Read more

    Special interests

    • Cataracts
    • Eye Problems
    • Blepharitis
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infection
    • Vision Problems
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Corneal Disease
    • Glaucoma
    • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
    Read more

    Education

    • MBBS University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    • MSc Bradford University
    • FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists
    • FRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
    • FWACS West African College of Surgeons
    • MCMI Chartered Management Institute, UK
    Read more

    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    4.95
    Cataract Surgery
    15/60
    Cataracts
    8/60
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    4/60
    Eye Problems
    4/60
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    2/60
    Blepharitis
    1/60
    Dry Eyes
    1/60
    Eye Infection
    1/60
    Eye Test
    1/60
    Vision Problems
    1/60
    Read more
    Sort by:
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I met with doctor Oworu for a consultation about a problomatic cyst on my eleylid. He was extremely professional, attentive, understanding and very clear with my options on outcomes. With my descision made, within the hour I was on the operating table having it removed. I was over the moon his his ability to act so quickly on resolving my issues. I would highly recommend and will definitely return again.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    The overall experience was very good. Mr Owuru was relaxed in control and made me feel relaxed. It was a straightforward procedure however his knowledge and expertise made it straightforward
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I’m 93 yrs old and I felt safe and comfortable with him, he was reassuring and would recommend him to family and friends.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very good experience and very good service
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Oworu explained completely what the procedure would be and he carried it out immediately and painlessly.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Explained process and procedures well Diagnosed and completed very minor surgery within the hour
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I was very impressed with the way that Mr Owuru explained what needed to be done and absolutely delighted that the procedures could be carried out almost instantaneously; this was a bonus as far as I was concerned.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Great experience. Explained what was happening at all times, options available and did a fantastic job in surgery
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Oworu has removed cataracts from both my eyes and I am not only delighted with the results but also grateful to have been treated with kindness and professionalism at every encounter
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I found Mr Oworu to be very knowledgeable, friendly, took the time to explain everything to me, answered all my questions and put me at ease.
    Read more
    Other Reviews

    Insurers