Mr Jyotin Pandit

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Clinical Interests

  • Dry eye
  • Ocular surface disease (blephoritis and eyelid lumps and bumps)
  • Multifocal lenses for cataract surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Great Western Hospital Swindon

Personal profile

Dr Pandit began his medical career at Cardiff University where he obtained his primary medical qualification in 1988. He began his ophthalmology career in Colchester, Essex as a Senior House Officer, before entering specialist training in the South West region of England at Torbay Hospital, Devon. He passed the examination to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1993. 

He won a scholarship from the Wellcome Trust to study human tears at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and subsequently obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of Oxford. He completed his specialist training in 2000 at hospitals in Plymouth and Bristol. He then undertook further surgical training in Corneal and External Eye Diseases at the Queen Victoria hospital in East Grinstead. 

Dr Pandit decided to pursue his special interest – laser refractive surgery (LASIK and PRK). In 2005 he accepted the post of Lead Ophthalmologist for the Health Services Authority of the Cayman Islands. He returned to the UK to set up a new cataract service at Peninsula Treatment Centre, Plymouth for Care UK (2013). He was appointed consultant at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon in 2016 where he continues his practice today.

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