Mr Robert Henderson is a leading retinal surgeon based in London. He is based at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. His expertise is in adult and paediatric retinal disease, and complex cataract. Mr Henderson is one of only three specialist vitreoretinal surgeons in the country that performs surgery in infants and neonates for retinopathy of prematurity. He is one of the only surgeons worldwide who can perform endoscopic vitreoretinal surgery.
Mr Henderson's research areas include retinal genetics and paediatric retinovascular disease. He runs the LUXTURNA gene therapy programme at Moorfields and Great Ormond Street.
He undertook his fellowship training at the world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Mr Henderson has also published multiple book chapters, peer reviewed papers, and is an external reviewer for several international journals.