Professor Bertil Damato

Professor Bertil Damato



43 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists: 272
  • General Medical Council: 2399515
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    776 reviews

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
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    Professor Bertil Damato is a Consultant Ophthalmologist specialising in adult eye tumours. He is currently consultant ophthalmologist at Oxford Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool and Professor Emeritus at the University of California San Francisco.

    Professor Damato completed his undergraduate training in Malta, where he was born. He then received his postgraduate training in Glasgow where he specialised in ophthalmology

    and ocular oncology. In 1993, he moved to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where he established the ocular oncology service, which he directed until 2013. Following this, he was invited to the University of California, where he directed the ocular oncology service until 2018. He is now clinical lead for the Ocular Oncology Service at Oxford Eye Hospital, having established a diagnostic service there.

    He has published around 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as numerous textbook chapters and several textbooks in ocular oncology. He has served as President of the European Ophthalmic Oncology Group, the European Vision and Eye Research Association and the International Society of Ocular Oncology. Professor Damato has received numerous awards in several countries as well as Honorary Fellowships with the Ophthalmological Society of Alberta and the College of Optometrists, UK.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Video consultation
    • Second opinions on ocular tumours
    • Adult ocular oncology/eye tumours
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    Medical procedures

    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problem
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    1977    L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S. (England)

    1978    General Medical Council (UK). (Number: 2399515)

    1982    F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh, Scotland)

    1985    Higher Surgical Training (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh) (Scotland)

    1987    Ph.D. (University of Glasgow)

    1989    F.R.C.Ophth (UK)

    1989    M.D. (Malta)

    1990    F.R.C.S. (Glasgow, Scotland)


    Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis,

    International Society of Ocular Oncology

    European Ophthalmic Oncology Group

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists

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