Barnes, Mr Eric

Mr Eric BarnesConsultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
  • Tel: 0191 282 4156
  • GMC Code: 3351273
  • Qualifications: MBBS MRCP FRCOphth
  • Special Interests

    Cataract surgery; watery eyes; diseases of the eyelid.

  • Biography

    Graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School (1988) and trained at Chelsea and Westminster, Charing Cross, St Thomas’s Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, including an extended oculoplastic fellowship.

    Appointed as a consultant at the RVI in 2001 and has a clinical interest in cataract surgery, peri-ocular tumours, eyelid malposition and watery eyes.

    Keen interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Responsible for delivering the undergraduate ophthalmic course at Newcastle University since 2002.

    Involved in developing and delivering national courses in peri-ocular tumours and hosted the British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society annual conference in Newcastle (2008). Ophthalmic Audit Clinical lead since 2012.

  • Directorate

    Plastics, Ophthalmology and Dermatology.

  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    Action for Cataracts, Lacrimal and Oculoplastics Clinics, Joint Peri-ocular tumour clinic.

  • Name of Secretary
    Susan McDonald
  • Any other Information

    Passionate ornithologist and keen supporter of habitat and wildlife preservation.

  • Eric Barnes 
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