Mr Geraint P Williams is a consultant ophthalmologist specialising in cataract and refractive surgery alongside corneal and external eye disease, working at Hereford Vision Surgical Group and Wye Valley NHS Trust in Hereford and Spire Eye Centre at Spire South Bank Hospital in Worcester.
His expertise, exemplified through his leadership of the corneal service in Worcestershire from 2016 to 2021, includes working with patients with astigmatism and those that have had previous laser refractive surgery. Mr Williams’ work also takes in the use of premium lenses to restore sight, lamellar corneal transplantation and corneal collagen cross-linking. Most recently he has been appointed as consultant ophthalmologist at the Wye Valley NHS Trust in Herefordshire in 2021, serving patients in the county and Mid Wales.
His skilled work reflects a highly-qualified professional; Mr Williams has a postgraduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery from Ulster University, a PhD in Ophthalmology from the University of Birmingham and a MBBCh in Medicine and a BSc in Medical Genetics, both from Cardiff University. Mr Williams also undertook advanced cataract and cornea and external disease training in Birmingham, London and Singapore.
His ophthalmological interests also include ocular surface inflammation, infection and scarring, corneal dystrophies such as Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy, keratoconus and dry eye disorders.
Mr Williams is internationally recognised, with a clinical fellowship from Singapore National Eye Centre. He was a Clinical Research Fellow at the Singapore Eye Research Institute, and an NIHR Clinical Lecturer and latterly an honorary clinical senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Mr Williams is a speaker in the UK and abroad, as well as a reviewer for numerous ophthalmic and scientific journals.
Mr Williams is a visiting professor at Ulster University, where he teaches on the postgraduate diploma in cataract and refractive courses. He holds the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery (Cert LRS).