Mr Robbie Walker

Qualifications: MA(Oxon) MBBS FRCOphth

Expertise: Vitreoretinal surgery, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment, dislocated lens, diabetic complications, cataract surgery and emergency eye complaints

NHS: Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Adult/Paediatric: Adult & Paediatric



Mr Walker is a consultant surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust (The Western Eye Hospital). He was trained in North London including subspecialty fellowship training at Moorfields – He is currently one of the lead consultants for the Western Eye Hospital’s emergency department

Robbie has built a reputation as an excellent surgeon and surgical trainer. He has been chosen and trusted to operate on the family members of other eye surgeons, family of colleagues at the places he works and the family members of local doctors. He is proud of the continuing great feedback he receives from patients and colleagues alike. He achieves excellent surgical results.

In his spare time, he continues his dedication to training the surgeons of tomorrow by undertaking a master’s level degree in surgical education at Imperial College London where he was awarded the prestigious Dean’s scholarship. This award goes with the academic scholarship he earned at Oxford University whilst an undergraduate, and follows on from his time as a secondary school teacher prior to becoming a doctor.

He organises regular teaching for retinal surgeons and is frequently an invited speaker at teaching events and conferences. He recently won a prize at Moorfields for his work related to improving quality.

He has been appointed as an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


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