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Mr Hemal Mehta
Mr Hemal Mehta
MA (Cambridge), MBBS (London), FRCOphth (UK)
Ophthalmology
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About

Mr Hemal Mehta is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon available for private consultations at Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth in St. John's Wood, Royal Free London Private Patients in Hampstead and Spire Hospital in Bushey. 

He specialises in medical retina conditions (e.g. age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease) and cataract surgery. Mr Hemal Mehta also participates in the general ophthalmology on call rota at a busy London teaching hospital managing a wide range of ocular pathology, including allergic eye disease, blepharitis, chalazia and dry eyes.

The clinical research during his fellowships at Sydney Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital is the basis of his MD thesis on ‘Novel endpoints in diabetic retinopathy clinical trials’ registered at Cambridge University. He is the Lead for Ophthalmic Clinical Trials Research at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust where he is actively involved in evaluating emerging therapies.

Personal interests: Cricket and Scuba Diving



 

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Medical Procedures

  • Intravitreal injections
  • Retinal laser
  • YAG laser capsulotomy
  • Cataract surgery
  • Eyelid Procedures

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Special Interests

  • Medical retina (including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, intravitreal injections and retinal laser therapy).
  • Cataract surgery
  • General ophthalmology

Education

Qualifications
  • BA (2002) - University of Cambridge
  • MB BS (2005) - University College London
  • MA (2006) - University of Cambridge
  • FRCOphth (2012) - Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK) 


Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • British Medical Association
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons



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Dr. Mehta was knowledgeable, friendly, and reassuring. It was a great to consult with him!
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07-10-2018
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Really good outcome following surgery. Many thanks to you and your team for the excellent care.
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18-04-2018
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I’m really delighted with the results of my cataract surgery. Thank you to you and your team.
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06-12-2017
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Thorough and very helpful advice would highly recommend for contact lens problems
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11-11-2017
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I was an overseas patient and Mr Hemal gave me a clear diagnosis and made me a referral which he followed up well.
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28-09-2017
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The facilities at Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth were first rate and thank you Mr Mehta for your care and attention.
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25-08-2017
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18-08-2017
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Thank you for your care and attention. It is much appreciated.
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01-08-2017
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I appreciate your care and attention Mr Mehta. Feeling much better!
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27-06-2017
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I am grateful for the concern shown and time you spent looking after me today. Many thanks.
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23-06-2017
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Convenient location near St. John's Wood Station. Staff were pleasant. Facilities were clean. Seen on time. Mr Mehta was thorough and clearly explained the condition and treatment options available to me. Overall, a very professional service.
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17-04-2017
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Thank you for seeing me at short notice last Thursday morning. Everyone at Casualty First recommended seeing you and I'm glad I was able to get an expert opinion so speedily.
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18-03-2017
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First class treatment and great result.
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12-03-2017
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Punctual, polite and highly competent.
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05-03-2017
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Mr Mehta is a confident and reassuring presence, as well as thoughtful to a patient's preoccupations and needs
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23-02-2017
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I'm grateful for Dr Mehta's care of my father. He has consistently been professional, thorough and kind. My father was so nervous about the thought of having eye injections for his macular degeneration, but he knows he's now in good hands - thank you Dr Mehta for your patience and care.
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19-02-2017
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Peer Recommendations

BY mr Ravinder Natt

26-05-2018
I have personally worked with Mr Mehta with joint cases and find that he is has a excellent patient and clinical approach and would have no hesitation in recommending him
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