Shveta Bansal

Sveta Bansal

Job Title: Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Ocular Motility and Neuroophthalmology.

Department: Ophthalmology

Telephone Number (secretary) : 01772 523217

Primary Medical Qualifications: MA hons, MBBS

Other qualifications: MSc, MRCS, FRCOphth

Year of Registration: 2002

GMC Number: 6031549

Career History:

Miss Bansal completed undergraduate studies at the University of Cambridge followed by Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in London.

She completed her higher surgical training as a registrar after rotations in Yorkshire and North West Deaneries, attaining her CCT ( Certificate of Completion of Training) in 2014. She has a post CCT fellowship in Ocular Motility and Neuroophthalmology from Aintree University Hospital.

Miss Bansal has been a consultant at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals since 2015 and is also the Clinical Director for the department.

Special Interests:

In addition to performing cataract surgery, Miss Bansal specialises in complex squint surgery, botulinum toxin for squint and hemifacial spasm and neuroophthalmic disorders for which she provides a regional service.

Research Interests:

She has over 25 publications in peer reviewed journals and over 20 presentations at international and national conferences.

Other Appointments/Positions:

Clinical Director, Ophthalmology Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (since sept 2016)

European Strabismus Association member

BINOC Membership (British Isles Neuroophthalmology Club)

Faculty, Advanced Cadaveric Squint Course, West Midlands Surgical Skills Lab

Organiser, Neuroimaging in Ophthalmology, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals


Awards and Prizes:

Distinction- Consultant Stretch Leadership, Liverpool John Moores University – ​​2019

Distinction - Consultant Leadership, Liverpool John Moores – 2017

Andrew Tullo Research Prize, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital ​​​​2012

Novartis Research Grant award 2008

Yorkshire Eye Research Grant award 2008

North of England Research Poster Prize​s 2011, 2007

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