Mr Dimitris Pimenides (m)

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

QualificationsFRCS, PhD

Main NHS base:

  • Broomfield Hospital

Clinical interests:

Ophthalmology, modern small incision Cataract surgery (anaesthesia with drops), Laser cataract surgery, Cornea external eye diseases and refractive surgery.

Training & background:

Mr Dimitris Pimenides is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and director of the corneal, external eye diseases and refractive surgery service at Broomfield hospital, Essex. He also practices general Ophthalmology and performs high volume cataract surgery.

He was initially trained in Neurosurgery and completed his basic and higher surgical Ophthalmic training in the UK. He was awarded the ‘UK Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training in Ophthalmology’ in 2005.

He subsequently completed his sub specialisation training in cornea, external eye diseases, cataract and refractive surgery at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (from 2005-2008). He was then appointed at the Consultant grade at Broomfield hospital, where he developed his sub specialisation service and participated in the delivery of high volume cataract surgery. More specifically, the service he developed offers full and partial thickness corneal transplant surgery, corneal transplantation combined with cataract extraction and lens implant, reconstruction of the anterior segment of deformed eyes, visual rehabilitation of severely burned eyes and correction of undesirable refractive errors (shortsightness, etc).

He also conducted research in basic sciences and clinical medicine. He was awarded a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge and received a studentship from the University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine and a research grant from the Wellcome Trust. He later obtained a PhD degree.

He is currently a member and fellow of various institutions, including the Royal College of Surgeons, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists.

Clinic Times

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Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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