Name and Position

Mr Nuwan Niyadurupola

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288373


Department page: Opthalmology

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer (Norwich Medical School)                    

Specialities: Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery. Clinical and Laboratory Glaucoma Research

Sub-specialties: Glaucoma and Cataract

Special clinical interests: Glaucoma (medical and surgical management of glaucoma, including implantation of glaucoma drainage devices and non-penetrating glaucoma filtration surgery). Cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation for restoration of vision (particularly in patients with complex glaucoma)
Research interests: Clinical and laboratory glaucoma research

Degrees & Universities: BSc(Hons) BM MD FRCOphth

Secretary: Rosalynde Bliss & Janet Bell

GMC number: 6026988   

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists, American Academy of Ophthalmology (member), British Medical Association (member),General Medical Council   

Professional Expertise: Mr Nuwan Niyadurupola gained his medical qualification from the University of Southampton medical school and trained in Ophthalmology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich. He has completed two internationally renowned glaucoma fellowships at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia and at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. During these fellowships he was trained in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma patients including complex cataract and glaucoma surgery. He was awarded his research degree (MD) for developing a human organotypic retinal culture model for glaucoma research at the University of East Anglia.

Personal profile: Interests include tennis, football, go-karting, hiking, travelling and salsa.