Miss Sudeshna Patra

Consultant Eye Surgeon in Somerset


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Professional statement

Miss Sudeshna Patra is an experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon with a special interest in cataract surgery and retinal disease. She joined Somerset Foundation Trust in April 2023 after moving from London where she was a highly respected consultant eye surgeon for 13 years.

She relocated to Somerset in search of a better quality of life and new opportunities. She is a highly competent cataract surgeon and has performed over 4,000 cataract operations in the NHS, private sector, and independent sector. She has comprehensive experience in managing retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetes and holds prestigious UK Retina Fellowships from the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and Kings College Hospital London.

Miss Sudeshna Patra has a wealth of experience in relation to using premium intraocular lens implants as well as managing cataracts in eyes with existing retinal diseases thereby optimising the visual outcome after surgery in all her patients. She is also trained expert witness and accepts Medicolegal cases. She has a passion for teaching and training and is interested in research with over 25 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She is a champion for greener and more sustainable healthcare and sits on the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Education Committee as the Lead for Leadership.

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