Professor Philip Bloom

Professor Philip Bloom

MB ChB, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

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36 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

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5

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5

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Subspecialties

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2930804
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
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    About

    Professor Philip Bloom is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Lead Clinician/Service Director at the Western Eye Hospital where he runs the glaucoma and cataract services. He graduated from Bristol University Medical School and went on take up posts at Bristol Eye Hospital, Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital for his postgraduate training. He was selected for clinical fellowships at the Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

    Professor Bloom is an Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at Middlesex University and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine. He is the immediate previous President of the Royal Society of Medicine Ophthalmology Section, a UKISCRS council member and an IGA Trustee. His special interests are in glaucoma and cataract surgery and has published over 80 peer-reviewed scientific research and teaching papers.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Small incision cataract surgery, including spectacle independence with multi-focal and toric intraocular lenses
    • Laser and surgical glaucoma treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • External eye disease
    • General ophthalmology
    • Emergency ophthalmology

    Procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgeries
    • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
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    Special interests

    • Eye Problems
    • Vision Problems
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    Education

    Education

    MB ChB (1984) University of Bristol

    Memberships

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Royal Society of Medicine, BMA

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