Mr Lavnish Joshi is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Vitreoretinal Surgeon based in West London and Surrey.
He obtained his medical degree from St Georgeâ€™s Hospital and Medical School, University of London before training as an ophthalmic surgeon in Birmingham, Surrey and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Mr Joshi completed advanced training from Fellowships in Medical and Surgical Retina in Toronto (Canada) and Bristol Eye Hospital.
He has a keen interest in teaching and has been awarded with a Masters in Surgical Education. He is a College Tutor for ophthalmic trainees and runs a Retina Fellowship at Ashford and St Peterâ€™s Hospital. In addition, he also teaches on the Masters in Ophthalmology at University College London (UCL). He completed his research doctorate (MD) at Moorfields Eye Hospital/ Institute of Ophthalmology.
Mr Joshi joined Ashford and St Peterâ€™s Hospitals as a consultant in 2016, where he set up and leads the surgical retina service, which includes diagnosing and treating patients locally with techniques not previously available there.
His special interests include routine/complex cataract surgery, including fixing complications, intravitreal injection therapy for diabetic eye disease/macular degeneration/retinal vein occlusion, floaters, surgical treatments for macular holes and retinal detachments, including minimally invasive treatments for retinal detachments that allow faster recovery times for patients. He is also responsible for screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity in Surrey.
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BSc - 2001
MBBS - 2004
MRCOphth - 2007
MEd - 2008
MD - 2011
FRCOphth - 2013
St George's Hospital and Medical School
Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Royal Surrey County Hospital
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals
Vitreoretinal Surgery & Medical Retina, Toronto
Vitreoretinal Surgery, Bristol Eye Hospital
General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Medical Association
British and Eire Vitreoretinal Society
Cataract surgery (including complex cases)
Retinal surgery for macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy
Laser Eye Surgery
Laser for retinal problems, YAG laser for narrow angle glaucoma, YAG laser lens capsule clouding
Intravitreal injections for macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and diabetic retinopathy