Sharmina Khan MBBS(Lond) MSc FHEA FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Sharmina qualified in 1998 from University College, London. She joined the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2002 where she completed her Ophthalmology training; followed by higher sub-specialist training in Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery & External Eye Disease. She became a full-time Consultant in 2013.
She contributes to national outcomes data in cataract surgery as in the following video:
She has been a member of the Curriculum Sub-Committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists since 2015. She gained her MSc in Medical Education in 2017 from University College London; her thesis focused on ‘work-based assessments in post-graduate Cataract Surgery training.
Moorfields Private Eye Hospital, is the City of London based private division of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Its financial surplus is re-invested back into Moorfields to support both NHS and Private services.
Moorfields has been recognised as being outstanding for surgical services by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in March 2019. Inspectors commented that the care within surgical services for patients is “innovative” and provides “excellent emotional and practical support to patients.” Staff were praised for their compassionate care and the report highlighted that feedback from patients confirmed that staff were “caring and treated them with kindness.”
Sharmina works with Mr Shakti Vyas, Specialist Optometrist, experienced in Cataract & Refractive Surgery assessment at Moorfields NHS and Private Eye Hospitals and is an external examiner for the College of Optometrists.
Sharmina's Practice Managers Mrs Helen Hughson provides continuity for our private clients in communications with the clinic and the hospital.
The clinic is on the 4th floor of Moorfields Private Eye Hospital, 9-11 Bath Street, London EC1V 9LF. There is ready access to pre- and post-operative imaging and lasers. For the convenience of private clients there is an on-site Ophthalmic Pharmacy with minimal waiting times. Please note insurance companies cover the cost of consultations only and not medicines/eyedrops prescribed.
Cataract/lens replacement surgery is carried out at Moorfields Eye Hospital, 162 City Road, London EC1V 2PD. Sharmina's private patients follow a "green" COVID negative surgical pathway.
Sharmina Khan also consults private patients requiring treatments for dry eye and blepharitis in addition to eye health screening, general ophthalmology conditions.