Mr Oworu has 35 years of experience as a medical doctor both in UK and abroad. He had higher surgical training in the prestigious Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Scotland and also had specialist Oculoplastic training at Maidstone Hospital in Kent. Currently, he is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and was previously the Clinical Director and Head of the Ophthalmology department within the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. He has a great deal of expertise in general Ophthalmology, as well as advanced training in Cataract and Oculoplastic Surgery.
Mr Oworu has a strong interest in academic research, he has been published in numerous international journals such as International Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. He also frequently presents his research at national and international conferences, including the prestigious World Glaucoma Congress and Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Additionally, he has an active role in medical education. He offers lectures to GPs in a range of areas, including management of red-eye, cataract surgery, ophthalmology emergencies and how to interpret optician letters.
Mr Oworu is also an assessor for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (on behalf of the General Medical Council), assessing doctors’ eligibility for Specialist Registration to enable them apply to be Consultants in UK.
He is a member of the North of England Ophthalmological Society, British Oculoplastic Surgery Society, Royal College of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.