Kasra Taherian

Mr Taherian Job title: Consultant Ophthalmologist

Department: Ophthalmology

Telephone number: 01772 522397

Primary medical qualification: MBBS

Other qualifications: MD, DNB (Ophthalmology), FRCSEd, FRCOphth, FEBOphth, M Ed (Clinical Education)

Year of registration: 2000

GMC number: 4734536

Career history:

Graduated from medical school in India 1992 and having obtained an MD degree in 1995 from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Board certification in Ophthalmology in 1997 moved to the UK. Trained in the UK as SHO, Specialist Registrar, Honorary Lecturer and Fellow at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Moorfields Eye Hospital London, St James Hospital Leeds and Bristol Eye Hospital. Have been a consultant since 2007 and joined LTHTR in 2010. National Editor, Royal College of Ophthalmologists E-learning project. Honorary Secretary, Chair of the governing council and Trustee, North of England Ophthalmological Society.

Specialist areas: Ophthalmology

Specialist interests: Cataract surgery including complex cases, Cornea and external eye disease, Medical Education, Mentoring. Research interests: Cataract surgery, Cornea and external eye disease, general Ophthalmology and Medical Education research

Clinics: Monday AM (RMC), Monday PM & Friday PM (RPH), Friday AM (CDH)

Languages spoken: English, Persian, Hindi, Urdu

Awards and prizes:

Winner of Merit award in Ophthalmology as an undergraduate.
Twice Winner of PJ Hay Prize for best paper from North of England Ophthalmological Society.
Awarded Yorkshire and Humberside Strategic Health Authority bursary for MEd Clinical Education course at University of Leeds.