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Mr Thomas Kersey

Mr Thomas Kersey

MBBS (Lond), FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Kersey is an experienced and highly regarded Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon who presents at numerous national and international industry meetings and has published over 20 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals.

Originally from the West Country, he conducted his early training in London at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The Royal London, qualifying with MBBS from the University of London in 2001. Continuing his professional development he completed further specialist training on the Peninsula Rotation (Devon), and went on to gain his fellowship to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Having dual fellowship in Glaucoma and Oculoplastic surgery, Mr Kersey is fully trained in small and micro incision (keyhole) cataract surgery using a range of injectable lenses (including toric and multifocal). His first fellowship was in Oculoplastics and Orbital surgery in Auckland (New Zealand) with the world respected surgeons Paul Rosser, Brian Sloan and Richard Hart. His second fellowship was in Glaucoma with Professor Phillip Bloom at the Western and Hillingdon hospitals (London).

He is the lead clinician and glaucoma surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital, specialising in oculoplastic surgery, cataract and glaucoma surgery. He is also the regional lead for surgical simulation across the Kent, Surrey and Sussex deanery.

Mr Kersey is passionate about teaching and has trained eye surgeons of all grades across the country.  He has run regional and national surgical workshops in oculoplastics, glaucoma and cataract surgery for a number of years.

To relax he is a keen water sports enthusiast and loves kayaking, windsurfing and sailing. 

Mr Kersey will be consulting from the practice on Friday afternoons, once a month. Appointments can be made via Trish Buckland (Private Secretary to Mr Thomas Kersey):

Tel. 07880 223212 or email enquiries@southeasteyesurgeon.co.uk