DR. AVINASH GURBAXANI

CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Dr. Gurbaxani specialises in the assessment and management of uveitis and inflammatory eye disease (uveitis, infectious diseases, and autoimmune diseases of the eye) as well as medical retinal disease, such as diabetes, macular degeneration and retinal vascular disease. He has broad experience in the diagnosis and management of complex inflammatory eye diseases, including the use of immunosuppression, as well as in treating retinal disease. Dr. Gurbaxani is also skilled in managing complex cataract surgery associated with these diseases. He has run an independent uveitis practice for adults and children foe the last seven years at Moorfields Eye Hospital in Dubai.

Dr. Gurbaxani trained in ophthalmology in Oxford and London, working at The Oxford Eye Hospital in Oxford, Kings College Hospital, St. Thomas’ Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He has worked at the prestigious Medical Eye Unit in London as well as completing a Uveitis Fellowship and Medical Retina Fellowship at Moorfields London and the Sydney Eye Hospital in Australia, before returning to Moorfields London as a locum consultant.

Dr. Gurbaxani is experienced in initiating research projects and running clinical trials, and has regularly published and presented papers at national and international conferences. He is a member of several professional bodies including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCS) (Ed) and American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).