Mr CK Patel

Ophthalmic Surgeon


Mr CK Patel has over 20 years’ experience as an eye specialist having worked in adult and paediatric teaching hospitals in London, Oxford and Toronto. He began work as an honorary consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in 2014. 

Mr Patel has served as Section Editor for an international journal for eye specialists, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the British Society of Vitreoretinal Surgeons. 

Mr Patel also works for a charity called ORBIS that coordinates skills transfer activity for eye doctors in developing countries.


  • Paediatric retinal surgery 


  • BSc Honours degree in Clinical Pathology from London  
  • MBBS 
  • FRCOphth 


  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 
  • British Society of Vitreoretinal Surgeons 
  • ORBIS charity 
  • Retinopathy of prematurity 
  • Retinal imaging 

News & Publications

Yusuf, I.H., Fung, T.H., Patel, C.K., 2015. Response to 'Opaque intraocular lens implantation'. Eye. 

Yusuf, I.H., Fung, T.H., Wasik, M., Patel, C.K., 2015. Reply: Transient retinal artery occlusion during phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Eye. 29(4) pp. 591-2. 

Yusuf, I.H., Patel, C.K., Salmon, J.F., 2015.   Unilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous: intensive management approach with excellent outcome beyond visual maturation. BMJ Case Rep. 

Painter, S.L., Wilkinson, A.R., Desai, P., Goldacre, M.J., Patel, C.K., 2015. Incidence and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity in England between 1990 and 2011: database study. Br J Ophthalmol. 99(6) pp. 807-11. 

Fung, T.H., Yusuf, I.H., Xue, K., Smith, L.M., Patel, C.K., 2014. Heidelberg Spectralis Ultra-widefield Fundus Fluorescein Angiography in Infants. Am J Ophthalmol. 

Yusuf, I.H., Fung, T.H., Salmon, J.F., Patel, C.K., 2014. Silicone oil pupil block glaucoma in a pseudophakic eye. BMJ. Case Rep.

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