Professor Philip Bloom

Professor Philip Bloom

MB ChB, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

Recommended by  
2 specialists

36 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Completely satisfied “
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Subspecialties

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2930804
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    836 reviews

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital

    Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, London, United Kingdom, HA6 2JW
    0 reviews

    About

    Professor Philip Bloom is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Lead Clinician/Service Director at the Western Eye Hospital where he runs the glaucoma and cataract services. He graduated from Bristol University Medical School and went on take up posts at Bristol Eye Hospital, Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital for his postgraduate training. He was selected for clinical fellowships at the Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

    Professor Bloom is an Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at Middlesex University and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine. He is the immediate previous President of the Royal Society of Medicine Ophthalmology Section, a UKISCRS council member and an IGA Trustee. His special interests are in glaucoma and cataract surgery and has published over 80 peer-reviewed scientific research and teaching papers.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Small incision cataract surgery, including spectacle independence with multi-focal and toric intraocular lenses
    • Laser and surgical glaucoma treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • External eye disease
    • General ophthalmology
    • Emergency ophthalmology
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    Procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgeries
    • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
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    Special interests

    • Eye Problems
    • Vision Problems
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    Education

    Education

    MB ChB (1984) University of Bristol

    Memberships

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Royal Society of Medicine, BMA

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Bedside Manner
    Explanation
    Cataract Surgery
    2/6
    Glaucoma
    2/6
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    Completely satisfied
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    (5/5)
    Excellent explained everything in language I could understand.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Always a delight to meet makes you feel valued and will go to great lengths to ensure you fully understand all the procedures connected to your case .
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Outstanding and highly competent and I would recommend him to anyone, especially someone who is at all concerned about laser and other treatment to their all important eyes
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent - better knowledge than the consultant I saw previously. Changed my medication which made a big difference.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    One always has an idea in one's mind of what would consititute the ideal consultant. I met that ideal, maybe for the firts time ever, in Professor Philip Bloom.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Ophthalmology

    Miss Rahila Zakir
    Miss Rahila Zakir
    Ophthalmology

    09-07-2017

    Excellent Glaucoma Specialist held in very high regard by his colleagues both nationally and internationally

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Glaucoma
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Ahmad Aziz
    Mr Ahmad Aziz
    Ophthalmology

    21-06-2020

    Mr Bloom is an excellent surgeon and ophthalmologist. I have worked with him for many years. He is an expert in glaucoma. I have no hesitation in recommending him in the fields of Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Glaucoma
    For procedures: Cataract Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague

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