patrick richardson derby private health ophthalmology consultant ophthalmologist private hospital royal derby nhs

Mr Patrick Richardson BSc(Hons) Anatomy, FRCOphth, FRSM

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Hon (Clinical) Assistant Professor University of Nottingham

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Retinal diseases
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal laser
  • Lucentis
  • Eylea
  • Cataract surgery

Services currently provided:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cataract clinics
  • Intra-vitreal injection clinics
  • Retinal laser
  • Cataract surgery

Clinic times:

  • Monday to Friday



Mr Richardson qualified from Bart’s Hospital 1985, ophthalmology training in Liverpool and Sheffield including lecturer at Department of Ophthalmology, Sheffield University, Laser Research Fellow in Liverpool and Manchester and VR Fellowship in Birmingham.


Mr Richardson has published pieces on ocular melanoma, retinal tears, pharmacological modification of PVR, genetic associations with diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Mr Richardson is presently PI for 4 portfolio studies and sub-PI for 2 and is looking at the effects of bariatric surgery, insulin pumps and non-medicinal compounds on diabetic retinopathy.


Mr Patrick Richardson works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa

Mr Patrick Richardson does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Patrick Richardson does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Patrick Richardson does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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