Mr Shanmuganathan undertook his undergraduate training at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ (UMDS), now King’s College London. He qualified in 1995, having been awarded the Lord Riddell Prize for Surgery.
He started his ophthalmic training in 1998 working in a number of ophthalmology departments across the United Kingdom and abroad. These included the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan, Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, St Georges Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
Following completion of his ophthalmic medical training, Vijay undertook a further two years of sub-specialist fellowship training in cornea and external eye diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Mr Shanmuganathan's NHS practice is based at the Royal Eye Unit of Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where he runs the Corneal Service and oversees the Eye Casualty.
· MBBS University of London 1995
· FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2010
· PhD University of Nottingham 2008=
· Medical Defence Union
· British Medical Association
· Royal Society of Medicine
· MCLOSA (Medical Contact lens and Ocular Surface Society)
· The Bowman Club