Miss Anna Paola Maino

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MBBS (Hons), FRCOphth, FEBO

Personal profile

Anna Maino is a Consultant Eye Surgeon with extensive expertise in Strabismus, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Cataract surgery. She also offers expert advice all aspects of general ophthalmology. After obtaining a first class honours degree in 1998, she then worked as Glaucoma Research Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (1999-2000).

She completed her specialist ophthalmic training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (2001-2008). In 2008, she undertook an internationally renowned fellowship in Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. She started working as a Consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport in September 2009 where she has been appointed to develop and lead a specialist Strabismus and Paediatric service.

Miss Maino has an interest in medical education, actively participating to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes as Trust Speciality Training Lead, organiser, lecturer and trainer. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and she regularly presents papers at national and international conferences.

She goes to the theatre, art exhibitions and concerts (classical music and obscure rock bands). She particularly enjoys reading Victorian ghost stories, art house cinema and paintings by Russian avant-garde artists. Anna also enjoys mid-distance running and scuba diving. She speaks Italian and German and is currently studying Hindi.  

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association
  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • European Strabismus Association
  • European Board of Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Strabismus surgery
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Double vision
  • Botulinum toxin A injections

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