Personal profile

Mr Goverdhan is a UK trained Ophthalmologist with wide surgical expertise. His practice is focussed on Cataracts and retinal conditions. He delivers high quality surgical outcomes for all cataract complexities and has performed over 6000+ cataract implant procedures.

Mr Goverdhan completed his Ophthalmology Specialist training in Wessex followed by fellowship training in Oxford. He was awarded a PhD for his research into the Genetics of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) from University of Southampton in 2006. He was also the recipient of a national NHS HEFCE senior clinical lectureship award from 2010 to 2015 at Southampton for clinical research into AMD and gene therapy in collaboration with Prof Lotery.

Mr Goverdhan is an accredited surgical trainer and recognised tutor for Ophthalmic fellows/GP trainees. He is actively involved in NHS patient benefit research programmes and NIHR clinical trials. He is currently leading Eye research and novel NHS clinical trials for patients at Dorset County Hospital. He has presented and authored over 38 peer-reviewed research and clinical papers on Cataracts and AMD in prestigious international and UK journals.

Click here for Clinical and Research Papers published by Mr Goverdhan

Clinical Interests

Mr Goverdhan is currently the Clinical lead for Cataract surgery and Age- related macular degeneration (AMD) at Dorset County Hospital (DCH). He is also the Lead for Research and Clinical Governance in Ophthalmology at DCH.
Besides key areas of Cataract/Lens Surgery, he also has specialist interest in the treatment of Macular Degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy/Maculopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusions, Macular dystrophies and other retinal disorders.

Procedures

Cataract surgery with monofocal implants.
Cataract and lens surgery with multifocal/extended focus implants.
Astigmatism Correction with TORIC implants.
Intra-Ocular injection procedures for retinal conditions (Beovu/Eylea/Lucentis/Avastin injections).
Intra-Ocular steroid implants for retinal conditions (Ozurdex/Iluvien).
Retinal Laser treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy/Maculopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusions and retinal tears.
YAG Laser treatments for IOL/Capsule opacification.
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) and Peripheral Iridotomy laser for Glaucoma.
Lid surgeries for Everted (Ectropion) or inverted (Entropion) lids.
Lid skin laxity (Dermatochalasis) surgical correction.
Lid and tear duct surgery for Watery eyes.

www.dorseteyesurgery.co.uk

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
European Society of Retinal Specialists (EURETINA)
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
UK and Ireland Society of cataract and refractive surgeons (UKISCRS)

 

 

Year qualified:

1991