Mr Sambath Tiroumal is a highly-experienced consultant ophthalmologic surgeon based in Hampshire, specialising in cataract surgery, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. His expertise also takes in retinal vein occlusion, intravitreal injection and glaucoma. Mr Tiroumal practices privately at the Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital in Eastleigh and the BMI Sarum Road Hospital in Winchester. He also works as a substantive consultant for the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and the Andover War Memorial Hospital.
Mr Tiroumal has performed over 5,000 cataract surgeries and his patients have the option of undergoing operations for the condition under topical anaesthesia without injection around the eye.
He also has extensive experience in correction of lid disorders like ectropion, entropion and blepharoplasty alongside general ophthalmology including management of dry eyes.
Mr Tiroumal's medical education illustrates the impressive expertise he has developed. He qualified in 2007, training at the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIMPER) in Pondicherry, India. He also completed his specialist training in ophthalmology there and in 2001 he received his Diplomat of the National Board (DNB) of Ophthalmologists in New Delhi. Mr Tiroumal moved to the UK in 2003 and became a consultant in 2014.
Alongside his clinical work, Mr Tiroumal is actively involved in research and professional development. He has authored various papers in peer-reviewed publications and is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and the British Medical Association (BMA).