Roger Wong is a consultant ophthalmic and vitreoretinal surgeon based in London and Surrey.
Roger trained at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and has completed fellowships in Vitreoretinal Surgery at St Thomas Hospital, London and trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologist at St Thomas’ Hospital and Frimley Park Hospital in 2013
His ophthalmic training in the London area included Moorfields Eye Hospital, Kings College Hospital, and St. Thomas’ Hospital. His interests include minimally invasive suture-less vitreoretinal surgery for retinal detachment, macular diseases, diabetic eye disease, inflammatory eye diseases, complicated cataract surgery, and ocular trauma.
He is an authority on diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and retinal detachment amongst other specialities and holds the posts of Senior Honorary Lecturer and Lead Clinician for Kings College London in addition to being Lead Clinician for medical students at St Thomas’ Hospital.
Fluent in English, Japanese and Chinese, and holding multiple degrees, Roger is known for his care, attention to detail and also his patient-centred approach to managing each patient’s eye condition. He has pioneered new techniques and services to treat vitreoretinal conditions which have not previously been possible, including setting up the nurse-led intravitreal injection service at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospital for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He is currently investigating new instruments to improve the safety and efficacy of vitreoretinal procedures such as complicated cataract surgery. He is regularly invited to speak at international conferences, and is involved with the Lifeline Express Charity’s work in China, providing his professional expertise to ophthalmological departments in rural China.
He continues his charitable work with the Lifeline Express Charity, invited to provide specialist experience and knowledge exchange with various ophthalmic departments in China
Roger continues to be active in clinical research. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles, written various book chapters, and is invited to international conferences to lecture on vitreoretinal surgery.
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Undergraduate degree in neurobiology, University of California, Berkeley
Medical degree, St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London
Ophthalmic training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, King's College Hospital and St Thomas’
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Kings College Hospital
St Thomas Hospital
Honorary Fellow, Moorfields Eye Hospital (Medical Retina)
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, St Thomas Hospital
General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
British Medical Association
British and Eire Vitreoretinal Society
European Retina Society
- Retinal detachment repair
- Cataract surgery
- Retina laser