Mr Manoj Kulshrestha

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB ChB FRCSI FRCOphth

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Manoj Kulshrestha qualified with MB ChB from Birmingham in 1992. He obtained FRCSI in 1997 and has been awarded FRCOphth. Mr Kulshrestha was also a lecturer in ophthalmology at the Bristol Eye Hospital from 1996-1998.

Specialist registrar rotations were undertaken in the West Midlands and South Trent regions between 1998 and 2003. In 2004 he moved to Bronglais General Hospital in Aberystwyth and became Consultant Ophthalmologist at Leighton Hospital in Crewe in March 2018.

Previously Mr Kulshrestha has been Regional Director of Ophthalmology for Hywel Dda University Health Board and was appointed Reader in Rural Health and Community Wellbeing at Aberystwyth University in 2013. Mr Kulshrestha has over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and newspaper articles. He has also given lectures at regional, national and international level.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in Ireland

Clinical Interests

  • Botulinum toxin treatments for blepharospasm
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Chronic migraine

Specialties:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Medical retinal disease, in particular age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusions and uveitis

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