Talks, Mr S. James

Mr James TalksConsultant Ophthalmologist

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist
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  • GMC Code: 3285275
  • Qualifications: MA MB Bchir MRCP FRCOphth
  • Special Interests

    Special interests include; Medical retina including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, Cataract surgery, general ophthalmology

  • Biography

    James Talks has been a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne since 2000. He trained in Birmingham, Oxford and at Moorfields. He is the lead for the medical retina service. The unit was an early provider of PDT, covering the whole of the North East, and then ranibizumab for AMD, ahead of NICE, and is one of the largest providers in the Country. He has clinical research interests in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and imaging. He is a member of Council for the Oxford Congress and regularly runs an imaging course at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists annual congress.

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