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Mr Partha Chakraborty

Consultant Ophthalmologist

I obtained my MBBS degree from Madras University 1985 and then underwent my higher surgical ophthalmology training(MS;DO) from Jipmer in 1990( one of the premier medical institutes of India. During this time I completed my thesis on 'PXF and Autoimmunity in Glaucoma'.

I came to UK and undertook further training as well as completing the necessary Felowship examinations (FRCS).

In 1999 I undertook a Mersey Deanery approved 'Oculoplastic surgical subspeciality Fellowship'.

I worked as locum consultant at Sandwell and Birmingham hospitals till I joined this Trust in 2003.

I enjoy my work immensely and my research area is related to watery eyes/Thyroid Eye disease/Periocular skin cancer as Glaucoma.

I tend to keep fit and take part in gym activites as well as various other sports including golf.

  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • Speciality: Ophthalmology
  • Based at Hospital site: Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Special interests: Oculoplastics and Anterior Segment
  • Training: Higher Specialist Training both from India and England
  • Qualifications: MBBS MS DO FRCSEd FRCOPhthal
  • Date added to the specialist register: September 2002
  • Training role: College Tutor

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