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Mr Malhotra is the preceptor for a fellowship training programme in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery. An integral part of the Fellowship is taking part in complex, multidisciplinary orbito-facial surgery with maxillofacial and plastic surgery. A comprehensive training in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery is provided, with opportunities for clinical research.
The fellowship provides a broad training in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery. There are also opportunities for exposure to corneal and refractive surgery, plastic and maxillofacial surgery, burns management and Mohs surgery. The oculoplastic Fellow is expected to attend the inter-disciplinary Facial Anomalies Clinic (FACE) at East Grinstead and linked operating lists, as well as work closely with the maxillofacial, plastic surgery and burns departments.
The Fellowship is under the direct supervision of Mr Malhotra.
The post is most suitable for experienced ophthalmologists who are at pre-consultant level or close to the end of their training. A Fellowship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Surgeons, or equivalent, is desirable. GMC Registration must be obtained or feasible.
1. Regional oculoplastic and orbital service
The Queen Victoria Hospital provides a regional service to the South East Thames Region. Within this is the tertiary Oculoplastic and Orbital Service, which includes a comprehensive service for periocular malignancy, regularly requiring complex reconstruction, often with multidisciplinary input. The unit also provides a regional tertiary service for the management of thyroid orbitopathy, including orbital decompression.
2. Lacrimal service
External, powered endoscopic endonasal and paediatric DCR, including Lester-Jones tubes, are carried out.
3. Research and publication
The unit has an international reputation for oculoplastic and ocular surface research. The Fellow will be expected to participate in new and ongoing projects, as well as give presentations at national and international meetings. The fellow will be expected to undertake at least two projects leading to publication during the Fellowship.
4. FACE Service
The Facial Anomalies Clinic (FACE) was set up jointly by a consultant plastic and burns surgeon and a maxillofacial surgeon. Together, we now hold regular inter-disciplinary clinics and operate together on multi-disciplinary cases. Special interests of FACE include the management of facial palsy, facial neoplasia, post-traumatic orbitofacial reconstruction and vascular malformations.
5. Periocular Mohs service
A Mohs service for patients with periocular tumours has been developed with Dr Shergill at QVH and is also available at nearby Mohs units in Croydon and London. Facilities are available for the Fellow to spend time in the Mohs Unit.
6. The Prosthetics service
The prosthetics workshop at the Queen Victoria Hospital is one of the largest providers of ocular, oculofacial and facial prosthetics in Europe. It is also a teaching centre for students and postgraduate prosthetists.
Kimia Ziahosseini (UK)
Linda Wilboe (Denmark)
Andre Litwin (UK)
Zaid Al-Abbadi (Jordan)
Suresh Sagili (UK)
Suresh is currently a locum consultant oculoplastic surgeon at St Georges' Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Zsuzsanna Antus (Hungary)
Zsuzsanna is an oculoplastic surgeon in the Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Mano Sira (UK)
February 2011-Feb 2012
Mano is currently a locum oculoplastic consultant at the Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol.
Inbal Avisar (Israel)
September 2010 - August 2011
Inbal is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon at the Rabin Medical Center, Petah- Tiqwa, Israel.
Jonathan Norris (UK)
February 2010-January 2011
Jonathan is a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon and head of the oculoplastic service at The Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford.
Philip O'Reilly (Ireland)
September 2009 — September 2010
Philip is a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland.
Jonathan Ross (UK)
January 2009 — January 2010
Jonathan is a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon at Borders General Hospital, Melrose, Scotland.
Vikesh Patel (UK)
September 2008 — September 2009
Vikesh is a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon at the Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, UK.
Anna Susie Morley (UK)
January 2008- January 2009
Susie is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon and head of the oculoplastic division at St. Thomas' Hospital, London. If you'd like to know more about her experiences, e-mail: email@example.com
Hirohiko Kakizaki (Japan)
Research Fellow September 2007- June 2008
Hirohiko is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon and Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Anatomy, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, 480-1195, Japan
Siew-Yin Then (Australia)
February 2007-January 2008
Then is a consultant ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon at Fremantle Hospital, as well as the South Street Eye Clinic and Mandurah Eye Clinic, Perth, Australia. If you'd like to know more about her experiences, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean-Louis de Sousa (Australia)
September 2005-January 2007
Jean-Louis is a consultant oculoplastic and orbital surgeon at The Lions Eye Institute, Perth, Australia, and The Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth Australia. If you'd like to know more about his experiences, e-mail: email@example.com
Nikolas Trakos (Greece)
Ioannis Mavrikakis (Greece)
July 2004-June 2005
Ijaz Sheikh (UK)
November 2003-June 2004
Ijaz is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at East Surrey Hospital, Redhill.