Mr Prasad Rao

Cataract surgeon and retina specialist in Shrewsbury


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Professional statement

Mr Prasad Rao is a consultant ophthalmologist in Shrewsbury, who specialises in cataract surgery, laser eye surgery and macular degeneration (AMD) alongside uveitis, YAG laser capsulotomy and diabetic retinopathy. He privately practises at Darwin Eye Consultants clinic at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital while his NHS base is Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust (SaTH).

Mr Rao is highly qualified, with MB BS MS FRCS FRCOphth certifications, and after qualifying in medicine from Hyderabad, India in 1983, he spent a further 10 years in two prestigious teaching institutes at Liverpool and Aberdeen. There, he specialised further in general ophthalmology and retinal diseases.

At Darwin Eye Consultants, Mr Rao provides personalised and compassionate care, ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of treatment. As a trusted member of the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, he is committed to delivering exceptional eye care to the local community.

Throughout his career, Mr Rao has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to the field of ophthalmology. He has received numerous accolades, including nominations from the Macular Society for the best medical retinal service in the UK and five clinical excellence awards.

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Rao is actively engaged in research, with several publications in prestigious national and international journals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and a member of various professional organisations, including the British Medical Association and the American Association of Ophthalmologists.

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