Name and PositionMr Francesco Sabatino
Contact DetailsMain Telephone Number:01603 288511
Position: Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Vitreoretinal and Cataract Surgeon
Department page: Ophthalmology
Secretary: Martine Scarth, email@example.com
Sub-Speciality: Vitreoretinal Surgery, Cataract Surgery
Special Clinical Interests: Complex and Routine Vitreoretinal Surgery, Complex and Routine Cataract Surgery, Management of Complications of Cataract Surgery, Traumatic Cataract, Retinal Detachment Surgery, Trauma, Vitreous Haemorrhage, Aphakia, Macular Hole, Diabetic Vitreous Haemorrhage, Complex Diabetic Retinal Detachment, Epiretinal Membrane, Floaters, Diabetic Retinopathy, Surgical Management of Uveitis, Surgical and Medical Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Research Interests: Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Complex and Routine Cataract Surgery, Management of Complications of Cataract Surgery, Traumatic Cataract, Retinal Detachment, Trauma, Vitreous Haemorrhage, Aphakia, Macular hole, Epiretinal Membrane, Floaters, Surgical Management of Uveitis, Surgical and Medical Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Vitreous Haemorrhage, Diabetic Retinal Detachment, Diabetic Retinopathy
Current Membership of Professional, National and Regional Bodies: European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS), General Medical Council (GMC)
Universities and Degrees: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome; Specialty in Ophthalmology at University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. European Board of Ophthalmology Diploma (EBOD)
GMC Number: 7399327
Professional Profile: Mr Francesco Sabatino is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, specialising in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Cataract Surgery.
He qualified with honours at the prestigious University Campus Bio-Medico of Roma, where he also specialised with honours in Ophthalmology.
He obtained vast experience in Vitreoretinal Surgery, being trained at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Royal Victoria Infirmary (Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) with internationally recognised fellowships in Vitreoretinal Surgery. He also trained in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary and at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
He also specialises in complex and routine cataract surgery, having completed an advanced Cataract Fellowship at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust under the mentorship of Mr Brian Little.
He has an avid interest in clinical and surgical research in Vitreoretinal and Cataract Surgery, that he maintains through peer-reviewed publications, involvement in clinical trials and as invited reviewer for international scientific journals.
He has a strong interest in teaching the new generation of Vitreoretinal and Cataract Surgeons and regularly lectures at international and national meetings.
Personal Profile: Mr Sabatino is fluent in English and Italian. He enjoys playing the piano and guitar. He loves art and history.