Professor Philip Bloom

Professor Philip Bloom

MB ChB, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth


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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 2930804

Practices worked at

BMI Bishops Wood Hospital

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

The Wellington Hospital

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


Professor Philip Bloom is a Consultant Opthalmic 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 Opthamology at Middlesex University and an Honorary Clincal Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine. He is the immediate previous President of the Royal Society of Medicine Opthamology 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.


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Medical procedures

  • Small incision cataract surgery, including spectacle independence with multi-focal and toric intraocular lenses
  • Laser and surgical glaucoma treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
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Special interests

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • External eye disease
  • General ophthalmology
  • Emergency ophthalmology
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  • MB ChB 1984 University of Bristol
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miss Rahila Zakir
miss Rahila Zakir


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