Mr Edward Lee

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MA (Oxon) BM BCh PhD FRCOphth

Year qualified:1999

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Edward Lee is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Surgeon. He is based at the Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and has sub-specialty expertise in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, and acute ophthalmology.

Mr Lee studied medicine at Oxford University, where he won an Open Academic Scholarship from Brasenose College and a number of additional prizes. Since qualifying he has worked in the U.K. and New Zealand before sub-specialising with specialist fellowships at St. Thomas’ and Moorfields Eye Hospitals in London.

Mr Lee is a frequent presenter at national and international ophthalmology meetings. His principal areas of research relate to improving patient outcomes following retinal surgeries.

He also has expertise in retinal gene therapies and stem cell technologies which were the subject of his PhD at the world-leading Institute of Ophthalmology.  

Professional Membership



  • The European Society of Retina Specialists

  • The British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London)

  • The British Medical Association

Clinical Interests



  • General Ophthalmology

  • Medical and surgical retina, cataract and vitreo-retinal surgeries  

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