Mr Richard Stead has been working as a consultant ophthalmologist at Queens Medical Centre since 2015. He qualified with a first-class honours degree in Optometry in 1997 from UMIST-now part of Manchester University, before pursuing a career in medicine.
He undertook his medical training at the University of Leicester followed by registrar training in ophthalmology at Nottingham. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He has a diverse range of publications and research particularly in his chosen speciality of glaucoma.