Dr Rupal Morjaria is a leading consultant ophthalmologist. She is experienced in all aspects of ophthalmology with a specific interest in medical retina diseases, including macular degeneration, diabetes, uveitis and retinal genetics. To date, she has performed over 2,000 cataract surgeries. Dr Morjaria has also carried out over 2,000 retinal and YAG laser procedures and over 5,000 injections into and around the eye.
Dr Morjaria often uses steroids and VEGF treatments such as Eylea, Lucentis, and Avastin for retinal conditions. She is the retinal genetics lead in her department, and she oversees and triages patients with all eye conditions from the second biggest eye casualty department in the UK.
After her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Birmingham University, Dr Morjaria carried out ophthalmology training at the West Midlands Deanery. She completed a 3-year specialist fellowship and PhD at the Oxford Deanery based at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She studied the impact of eye disease on sleep/awake patterns for her PhD which was awarded to her by the University College London and Oxford University in 2018. Dr Morjaria was previously a locum medical retina and uveitis consultant at Queen Elizabeth, University Hospitals Birmingham.
She has completed all the core medical and surgical training required by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and has obtained the level of competency required in each subspecialty. She is a clinical supervisor to ophthalmology trainees and nurses. She has published over 20 peer-reviewed research articles, has lectured nationally and internationally and taught extensively in her field.