Mr Simon Ruben (m)

Consultant Ophthalmologist

QualificationsMD MB BS DO FRCS FRCOphth

Main NHS base:

  • Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinical interests:

Small incision cataract surgery. Multifocal lens implants for spectacle independence. Glaucoma.

Training & background:

Mr Ruben is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a special clinical interest in cataract and glaucoma surgery.

He has been a consultant since 1996 with Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. Mr Ruben qualified in 1985 after undertaking his general medical training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He then completed ophthalmic training at Southampton Eye Hospital, the Western Ophthalmic Hospital London (St Mary’s Hospital) and the Birmingham Eye Hospital. He also worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital where he undertook research into the early detection of glaucoma, completed his fellowship training in glaucoma and gained his MD.

Cataract Surgery
Having performed in the region of 10,000 cataract procedures Mr Ruben has a wealth of surgical experience and expertise in this field including the use of multifocal lenses for spectacle independence and toric lenses for the treatment of astigmatism. He also has a wide experience of more complex cataract cases including trauma and glaucoma.

Mr Ruben is a fellowship trained specialist in glaucoma. He keeps up-to-date with the latest trends in diagnosis and management of this very common condition. He has over 20 years experience in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, both simple and complex cases, and in combined surgery for cataract with glaucoma. He is the lead clinician for glaucoma in Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Member of:

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • The Royal College of Surgeons

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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