Mr Zaid Shalchi

Mr Zaid Shalchi

MBBS, MSc, MRCP, FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

Recommended by 11 specialists
14 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.94

Top feedback

“Felt very comfortable with him and explained everything very well “
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Retina
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Consultation fees

New appointment: £240

Follow-up appointment: £160

Practices worked at

The Princess Margaret Hospital

39-42 Osborne Road, Windsor, United Kingdom, SL4 3SJ
178 reviews

King Edward VII Hospital Windsor

St. Leonards Rd, Windsor, United Kingdom, SL4 3DP
45 reviews

About

Mr Zaid Shalchi is a consultant at the King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor and honorary consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He specialises particularly in cataract surgery, medical retina and uveitis. He is the macular degeneration lead at Windsor.

Mr Shalchi graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2007 and trained in ophthalmology at St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals before undertaking fellowship training in medical retina, uveitis and complex cataract surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He is member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth).

Mr Shalchi is committed to his academic work. He has performed research across the world which has been published in acclaimed peer-reviewed journals. He is a keen teacher and whilst training registrars in clinic and theatre, also trains ophthalmologists at an international level at the European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) as well as the European Society for Retina Specialists (Euretina).

Mr Shalchi is committed to charitable work. He has taught in Tanzania as part of the VISION2020 Links Programme and has run the London and Paris marathons for eye charities. He helped raise over £1m for the Lady Fatemah Trust, a charity that runs an eye clinic in Karbala, Iraq.

Procedures

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Urgent Eye Care
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Retinal Imaging
  • Glasses
  • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Video Consultation
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Special interests

  • Cataracts
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Problems
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Macular Haemorrhage
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Tumours
  • Vitreous Haemorrhage
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Education

  • BSc - University of London - 2004
  • MBBS - University of London - 2007
  • MSc - University of London - 2010
  • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians - 2012
  • FRCOphth - Royal College of Ophthalmologists - 2015
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Reviews

4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
Overall Experience
4.96
Bedside Manner
4.96
Explanation
4.94
Cataract Surgery
172/298
Cataracts
64/298
Cataract
36/298
Macular Degeneration
15/298
Vision Problems
9/298
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
8/298
Intravitreal Injection
5/298
Urgent Eye Care
5/298
Retina
3/298
Complex Cataract Surgery
2/298
Emergency Ophthalmology
1/298
Macular Haemorrhage
1/298
Retinal Imaging
1/298
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Felt very comfortable with him and explained everything very well
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Mr Shalchi was very friendly and reassuring and explained what he was doing as he did it which made me feel so much happier and relaxed than the first time. I told him I was dreading it but I was amazed how different he made my second cataract surgery, he was excellent!
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Mr Shalchi was very gentle during the procedure and explained everything as he progressed.
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Mr. Shalchi was brilliant he explained everything and made me feel at ease I was very impressed with him a Big Thankyou
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Me Shalchi was very professional and reassuring. He explained everything to me in a way which was clear and easily understood
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Very professional and my mum was looked after very well
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Procedure carried out carefully and seems to be successful.
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Very good
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Very well explained and the op went extremely well.
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Other Reviews

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 11 specialists
Mr Ahmad Aziz
Mr Ahmad Aziz
Ophthalmology
We trained together

"Mr Shalchi is an Ophthlmologist that I have trained with. He has a caring approach to his patients and provides high quality care. I highly recommend him and have no hesitation in doing so."

14-10-2020

Recommended for:
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Macular Degeneration, Dry Eyes
, Macular Haemorrhage, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Tumours
Mr Mfazo Hove
Mr Mfazo Hove
Ophthalmology
Is a colleague

"Zaid is an excellent Ophthalmogist who puts the interests of his patients at the centre of all he does. He excels at looking after patients with both Medical retina and uveitis conditions as well as being an excellent cataract surgeon. His explanations and treatment plans are comprehensive but in a language that patients can easily understand. I highly recommend him to all potential patients. "

15-10-2020

Recommended for:
Macular Degeneration, Macular Haemorrhage, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Mr Edward Lee
Mr Edward Lee
Ophthalmology
We trained together

"I have worked with Mr Shalchi at a busy central london hospital seeing a broad variety of problems, some of which were rare and referred from elsewhere. He is an excellent ophthalmologist and a very easy person to get on with - I am pleased to be able to recommend him."

15-10-2020

Recommended for:
Macular Degeneration, Macular Haemorrhage, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Mr Wisam Muen
Mr Wisam Muen
Ophthalmology
Is a colleague

"Mr Shalchi is a kind and passionate doctor. He’s an expert in cataract surgery and retinal disease. He takes time to explain things to his patients and answer any of their questions."

15-10-2020

Recommended for:
Macular Degeneration, Dry Eyes, Macular Haemorrhage
, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Tumours