Qualifications

  • Medicine and Surgery (MB BCh) University of Oxford, 2000
  • Masters degree in Physiological Sciences (MA) University of Oxford, 1997
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) London, 2012
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, 2012
  • Membership of Royal College of Ophthalmologists (MRCOphth) London 2004

I studied for a PhD entitled "Modulation of Conjunctival Scarring following Glaucoma Filtration Surgery" at the Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL London and am currently completing the writing of the thesis.

Awards

  • International Glaucoma Association Research award (Microarray study of conjunctival scarring following glaucoma surgery) £26,000 (2010-2013)
  • Fight for Sight Clinical Fellowship Award (To research the use of inhibiting enzymes, including matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors, to reduce scarring caused by glaucoma surgery) £180,000 (2009-2013)
  • Duke-Elder Ophthalmology Commendation (1999)
  • Vaughan Williams Undergraduate Prize, University of Oxford (1996)

Sumit Dhingra

"Thanks for looking after me. You are the best doctor I have ever seen."
JT