Mr Mamun Rahman

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Personal profile

Mr Mamun Rahman is a substantive NHS Consultant at two Glasgow hospitals: the New Stobhill Hospital, and the New Victoria Infirmary. He also has sessions at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital and works privately at BMI Ross Hall Hospital.

He is a very experienced cataract surgeon performing over 800 cataract operations annually. He is committed to excellence in practise and continually audits his surgery, which is currently 7 times safer than the national average for cataract surgery (last updated 4 /9/20, based on 4944 consecutive cases).

He also has an interest in minimally invasive surgeries (MIGS) and non-surgical laser treatments for glaucoma (SLT). He has performed more iStent procedures for the treatment of glaucoma, than any other surgeon in Scotland.

His previous research work has been awarded prizes at national level by professional organisations such as the UKEGS and the SOC.

He has an interest in teaching and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer with the University of Glasgow Medical School where he is in charge of the teaching programme for South Glasgow. Mr Rahman is also an official Examiner for the FRCS (Ophthalmology) examinations.

A Dundonian by birth, he completed his undergraduate training at Edinburgh Medical School. His ophthalmic training was undertaken at the Internationally respected Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow during which time he was the recipient of the Pfizer Ophthalmology Medal. He has also broadened his knowledge with training in famous institutions such as the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Clinical Interests

  • Cataract surgery (including toric implants for astigmatism)
  • Glaucoma (including minimally invasive surgeries and non-surgical laser treatments)
  • Eyelash enhancement
  • Chalazion and cyst excision
  • Dry eyes
  • General ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association

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