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Ms Bita Manzouri

Consultant Ophthalmologist

QualificationsBSc (hons), MBBS (dist.) MRCP FRCOphth. PhD CertLRS PGCert Healthcare management and leadership PGDip Cataract and refractive surgery

Main NHS base:

  • Queen’s Hospital, Romford

Clinical interests:

• Cataract surgery, including astigmatism management and multifocal lens insertion
• Management of conditions of the ocular surface (allergy, dystrophy)
• Treatment of keratoconus
• Dry eyes, blepharitis
• Management of pterygium
• Medical management of glaucoma
• Contact lens problems and treatment

Fees, Training & Background:

Bita Manzouri is a consultant corneal and cataract surgeon and the immediate past lead for the Eye Casualty at Queen’s Hospital in Romford since 2014. She graduated from University College London with a first-class honours intercalated degree in molecular biology and biochemistry, for which she was given the University of London medal, as well as distinction in her medical degree. Prior to entering ophthalmology, she undertook general medical training to obtain her MRCP. She underwent her ophthalmic training at The Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital and undertook research leading to a PhD degree at the Institute of Ophthalmology. She has dual fellowship training in cornea/external disease and paediatric ophthalmology.

Ms Manzouri is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Barts & the London Medical School where she is actively involved in teaching of medical students as well as students in various specialties affiliated with medicine. She is also a reviewer for several ophthalmic journals and has herself published widely and presented at both national and international meetings. She holds a post graduate certificate in refractive surgery from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a post graduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery from the University of Ulster. She has further postgraduate certification from the University of Manchester in healthcare management and leadership, as part of the Darzi fellowship programme.

Member of:

Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians
Council member of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)
Membership of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists (AAO)
Member of the Association for Research into Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)