Job Title: Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Ocular Motility and Neuroophthalmology.
Telephone Number (secretary) : 01772 523217
Primary Medical Qualifications: MA hons, MBBS
Other qualifications: MSc, MRCS, FRCOphth
Year of Registration: 2002
GMC Number: 6031549
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.
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.
She has over 25 publications in peer reviewed journals and over 20 presentations at international and national conferences.
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 Prizes 2011, 2007