Ms Theresa Richardson

Ophthalmologist in
London

MBBS(hons) BSc FRCS(ophth)

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Professional statement

Ms Theresa Richardson is a highly experienced ophthalmologist with over 26 years of experience, based in London. From her private clinics at the Western Eye Hospital, BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital, Ms Richardson specialises in cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. At present, she is the leading ophthalmologist for eye casualties in west London and has received numerous clinical excellence awards for her work with the NHS.  

Ms Richardson qualified in 1991 from the University of London with honours in medicine and surgery. She was awarded the Esther Frances Williams prize for best overall performance in her year, with more prizes won than any other student. She completed her specialist ophthalmology training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital, where she received a fellowship in retina conditions and uveitis. Ms Richardson has held the position of medical retina and cataract trainer at both Imperial Health Care Trust The Western Eye and Charing Cross since 2014 and has been consultant ophthalmologist at BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital since 2003. 

Ms Richardson is a highly esteemed teacher of cataract surgery, with more than 26 years of training experience, having performed over 25 thousand cataracts, with a complication rate of less than 0.04 per cent. Her background in psychology ensures that her patients are not only provided with quality treatment but with quality care that is supportive and understanding of their individual needs. 

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Verified Patient
14/01/2022

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I had a severe eye infection that 2 doctors in London couldnt cure! I was very distressed but Theresa was there for me at any time answering even outside her working hours making sure that I was getting the care and help I needed! I recommend her!


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Thank you sorry it was such a stressful time for you . I am so glad we sorted it for you

Verified Patient
02/11/2021

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Theresa, is an excellent doctor, she really took the time to make a very thorough assessment of my condition. The communication was very clear and reassuring. Her broader background really helped I felt and we are on a clear path to getting my eye health under control.

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30/10/2021

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Theresa is a very friendly person

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04/10/2021

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I first met Ms Richardson as an NHS patient in the Casualty Dept. of Western Eye Hospital on a very busy Saturday. I was very impressed by her manner in leading her team, her professionalism and kindness as well as her thoroughness with follow up.


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It’s a tricky job !! Especially with post covid rush


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