Mr Muralidharan R Upendran

Mr Muralidharan R Upendran

MBBS, MS (Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCOphth


22 years of experience
9 years as a specialist


  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Retina
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6066527
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Hillsborough Private Clinic

    2 Main St, Hillsborough, United Kingdom, BT26 6AE
    8 reviews

    Cathedral Eye Clinic

    89-91 Academy St, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT1 2LS
    0 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    Dr Muralidharan Upendran is a Consultant Ophthalmologist based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has over 21 years of clinical experience and over 18 years of specialist experience in ophthalmology.

    Dr Upendran specialises in both medical and surgical ophthalmology and has special interests in cataracts, retinal disease and macular disease.

    He currently practices as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Cathedral Eye Clinic, Belfast and Hillsborough Private Clinic, Hillsborough. He also practices as a VR surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, UAE. In these positions, he typically sees patients with medical retinal conditions and vitreo-retinal conditions, mainly:

    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Retinal vein occlusion
    • Age-related macular degeneration
    • Uveitis
    • Flashes and floaters
    • Retinal detachment
    • Macular hole
    • Ocular trauma

    He has a wealth of experience in several areas of ophthalmology. He typically performs the following procedures:

    • Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
    • Fluorescein angiograms
    • Ophthalmic ultrasound
    • YAG laser
    • Scleral buckling
    • Cyst excisions
    • Intravitreal injections
    • Cataract surgery
    • Pars Plana Vitrectomy

    Dr Upendran received his medical degree in 2000 from Kasturba Medical College, India. He later completed his Master of Surgery degree in Ophthalmology at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2003. He became a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2006 and became a Fellow in 2012. He also completed a Fellowship in Vitreo-retinal Surgery at Birmingham and Midland Eye Center in 2014.


    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Eye Muscle (Squint) Surgery
    • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • New Eye Exam
    • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Ptosis Repair
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    Special interests

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Cataracts
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
    • Eye Problem
    • Eye Problems
    • Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Macular Haemorrhage
    • Macular Hole
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Vision Problems
    • Vitreous Haemorrhage
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    MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, India in 2000

    MS Ophthalmology - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2003

    MRCOphth - Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2006

    FRCOphth - Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2012

    Fellowship in Vitreo-retinal Surgery - Birmingham and Midland Eye Center in 2014

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