Ophthalmic Surgery At Saint Francis Private Hospital

Ophthalmic Surgery Consultants

Mr. Kesavan Ravikumar
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Professional Profile

Mr Ravikumar is a Consultant Eye Surgeon with a special interest in Medical and Surgical Retina and have been in practice since 2007. He performs all general ophthalmic surgical procedures, including Cataract Surgery and other anterior segment surgeries, AMD treatment, Diabetic Eye Disease management and Glaucoma treatment in Saint Francis Private Hospital, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and the Hermitage Medical Clinic, Dublin 20.

Subspecialty interests:

  • Retinal Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Ocular surface diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser for retinal conditions

Affiliations & Credentials:

  • Medical Council (Ireland) specialist register
  • General Medical Council (UK) specialist register
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Member of EURETINA
  • Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of Irish College of Ophthalmologists
  • Continuing publications of his research in international peer review medical journals

Contact details:

Suite 7 First Floor Ballinderry Clinic. Mullingar, Co Westmeath

For an appointment, please call Jenny on 044 9329980 Fax: 044 9329982

Website: www.ravi-eyeclinic.com

Mr. Ayman Saeed
MSc, MRCOphth, FRCS Ed, FRCS Glasgow
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Professional Profile

Mr Saeed started training in Ireland in 2001 and completed his training in 2010 under the guidance of the Irish College of Ophthalmologists. During this period, he worked in the major teaching hospitals in Ireland including the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Mater Misercroidae Hospital, Temple Street Children's University Hospital and Waterford Regional Hospital. In 2010, he completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina and Uveitis in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin.

Mr. Saeed is now in full time private practice and runs clinics in Hermitage Medical Clinic, Dublin, Ballinderry Clinic, Mullingar Co Westmeath.

His subspecialty interests include Cataract Surgery, Medical Retina and Glaucoma and IVT treatment.

Medical Retina is the area of ophthalmology that deals with retinal diseases such as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Retinopathy.

Mr Saeed has contributed to several clinical studies that were published in peer-reviewed international journals and presented in national and international scientific meetings.

Contact details: Ballinderry Clinic Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

For an appointment, please call 044 9329940 or Fax: 044 9329942.

Email: info@eyepractice.ie

Mr Marc Guerin
BCL BL MB BCH BAO LRCP&SI MD MRCOphth FRCSI (Ophth) Dipl Health Econ
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Professional Profile

Mr Guerin is a consultant eye surgeon at St Francis Private Hospital and at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin.

Attaining an honours medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (MB BCh BAO LRCP&SI) in 2002, Mr. Guerin also studied law at the Honourable Society of Kings Inns, Dublin and graduated as a Barrister- at- law (BL) with honours in 2000. He is the only person to simultaneously study law at Kings Inns and medicine, and retains a significant academic interest in medical law. He has also completed an honours degree in Civil Law (BCL) in University College Cork and a diploma in Health Economics from the National University of Ireland.

Prior to commencing his training in ophthalmic surgery, Mr. Guerin received his academic Doctorate from University College, Dublin for his full time research in glaucoma eye disease. This body of work has resulted in international and national prizes, awards and publications, and he has lectured worldwide on his findings.

He has authored over 20 international peer reviewed publications, including the longest follow up on laser eye surgery in the world (16 years postoperative follow up) and has written several ophthalmology and medico legal book chapters Having commenced his ophthalmology training in Ireland, Mr. Guerin was the only person in Ireland to be accepted onto the National Higher Surgical Training Scheme for Ophthalmic Surgery in 2009. At the end of his surgical training in Ireland, he received his Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training (CCST), indicating proficiency in all aspects of ophthalmic medicine and surgery. He has further been awarded Membership to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Ophthalmology).

He has completed international advanced surgical and eye laser training and was accepted onto the prestigious Cornea and Anterior Segment program at Moorfields Eye Hospital London in 2012. At Moorfields, Mr Guerin completed a Fellowship specialising in cataract, cornea, eye laser surgery, keratoconus and anterior segment eye surgery.

Prior to this, he also completed a Fellowship in Refractive Laser and Cataract Surgery in the Mater Misericordiae University and Private Hospitals, Dublin.

Mr Guerin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI Ophth), a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London (MRCOphth), and a member of the Irish College of Ophthalmology (ICO). He is also a member of the European and UK and Ireland Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS, UKISCRS) and the Medico- Legal Society of Ireland. Of note, he adds all his cataract and eye laser surgery results to a central European database (EUREQUO) run by the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons and his outcomes are audited continuously. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and is a formal examiner of other eye surgeons for the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Mr. Guerin also sits on the Public Affairs Committee of the Irish College of Ophthalmology.

Mr Guerin specialises in Cataract and Cornea Surgery, Laser Eye Surgery and General Ophthalmology including macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetes.

Contact details: Ballinderry Clinic, Mullingar Co Westmeath.

For an appointment, please contact Ann on 044 9329910.

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