Mr Peter Fox

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Year qualified:1980


Personal profile

Mr Peter Fox was born in Nairobi, Kenya and educated at boarding school in England.  He graduated in 1980 from Manchester University Medical School. His Ophthalmology training was as a Senior House Officer at Sheffield and Southampton, and as a Registrar in Manchester.  His Senior Registrar training at Leeds 1991-94 followed a research fellowship with the Medical Research Council in Jamaica, studying sickle cell eye disease.  In 1993 I was a Fellow at the Lions Eye Institute in Perth, Western Australia.  He completed his Higher Surgical Training in Ophthalmology in 1993.

Mr Peter Fox was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in 1994 at Worthing Hospital and St Richard's Hospital, where he worked until 2013.  He was College Tutor from 1994 – 97 and clinical director of the head and neck unit from 1997 to 2000.  He have been an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists since 2000.  His special interests include small incision cataract surgery, oculo-plastics (lid surgery), glaucoma and squint surgery as well as general ophthalmology. He also prepares medico-legal reports, for both personal injury and clinical negligence claims.

His outside interests include dinghy sailing and his family.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • British Oculoplastic Surgical Society

Clinical Interests

  • Small incision cataract surgery
  • Laser treatment (YAG laser capsulotomy)
  • Oculo-plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Squint surgery
  • Spectralis HD OCT eye imaging

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