Mr Manoj Parulekar

Personal profile

Mr Manoj Parulekar is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at BMI The Priory Hospital, Birmingham. He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2016, and is a Consultant at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital since 2007.

He graduated from University of Mumbai, India, with ophthalmology training in Oxford and Toronto. Mr Parulekar’s area of practice includes adult and childhood squints, and all aspects of children’s eye problems including eyelid problems in childhood. He provides a national service for childhood eye cancers, complex squints, and eyelid problems in children.

Mr Parulekar has published widely in scientific journals and textbooks. He is a trustee of Sightsavers International, a charity dealing with prevention and treatment of blindness.

He contributes actively to several professional bodies including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (paediatric sub-committee, microsurgical faculty, scientific committee, and secretary to the annual College congress), the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress (treasurer) and several European boards.

Mr Parulekar accepts referrals for all aspects of children’s eye problems, as well as adult squints and neuro-ophthamological problems, and sees UK as well as overseas patients in his practice.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

  • Squints (adults and children)
  • Paediatric ophthalmology (children's eye problems)
  • Oculoplastics
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • General ophthalmology

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