Mr Saurabh Goyal

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Personal profile

Mr Goyal graduated with a merit award and second highest score in ophthalmology at university after finishing high school with all four gold medals and topmost marks in school.

Mr Goyal undertook his basic ophthalmology training in the South East Thames training rotation. He then completed higher specialist training in ophthalmology in Birmingham and London.

He has undertaken two glaucoma clinical fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital, St. Thomas’ and King's College Hospitals and an anterior segment fellowship at St. George’s and Moorfields Eye Hospitals.

Mr Goyal specialises in refractory glaucoma, complex cataracts and anterior segment disorders. His special interests include new treatments and outcomes of Laser and surgery for glaucoma. 

He provides a specialized service for cataracts including ultra small incision, no injection, no stitches cataract surgery. He also implants premium Intra-ocular lenses including Toric lenses for correcting astigmatism and multifocal lenses for correcting presbyopia (to reduce spectacle dependence for both distance and near). He sub-specializes in treating cataracts in patients with glaucoma.

He is a principal investigator for the international randomized multicentre trials for glaucoma surgery and Laser called Primary Tube versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) study and EAGLE (Effectiveness of early lens extraction in angle closure glaucoma) study. He is also supervising the primary open angle glaucoma in the young study in the United Kingdom in association with British Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit (BOSU).

Mr Goyal was awarded the prize for the best regional audit presentation and a gold medal and the award for the best overall research paper at the United Kingdom and Ireland Cataract and Refractive Society (UKISCRS) annual conference.

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Clinical Interests

  • Sub-specialist interest - Management of all types of glaucoma and cataract surgery
  • Specialist interests - External eye diseases, general ophthalmology and eye emergencies

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
  • Specialist Registration General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Member (Glaucoma section) of Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Member of the United Kingdom and Ireland Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society (UKISCRS)
  • Member of the European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • Member of Medical Defence Union (MDU)
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA)

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