Miss Marianne Shiew is a highly esteemed consultant ophthalmic surgeon, specialising in diseases of the retina, caused by diabetes, blood vessel problems and age-related macular degeneration. Along with diseases of the retina such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion, Miss Shiew treats conditions such as cataracts, uveitis and glaucoma from her private clinic at Spire Lea Cambridge. Miss Shiew treats all conditions with the most up to date therapies, including intravitreal injections and laser.
Miss Shiew trained in London at St Thomas' Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital. She holds sub-specialist fellowships in medical retina and uveitis. Previously Miss Shiew was the clinical lead of the Peterborough & Cambridgeshire Diabetic Eye Screening Service which delivered retinal screening to over approximately 30,000 patients. Miss Shiew also dedicates her time to the NHS, working at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and is a Royal College of Ophthalmologists Specialty Tutor.
Miss Shiew has an honorary research fellowship at the Vision and Eye Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. She is currently a principal investigator in 3 national collaborative studies: STAR, DIAMONDS and CANDLE, investigating treatments for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular oedema. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.