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
17/04/2022

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Ms Richardson is a superb eye consultant. She was excellent in every aspect from diagnosis to helping me understand what’s happening to my eyes. I’m so glad to have met this amazing doctor. I would highly recommend her to anyone with eye issues


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Aw thank you so much

Verified Patient
23/03/2022

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My E consultation with Dr. Richardson was great, she explained everything and asked questions with regards to my condition via video call and it felt like face to face interaction. Even after, she continued checking on my notes and giving suggestions on next steps

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22/03/2022

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She is a real gem who truly cares about the patient. I consider myself very fortunate to have been under her incredibly thorough care and meticulous analysis. I would not hesitate to recommend her.


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So good to have got to the bottom of the mystery and not do anything unnecessary

Verified Patient
20/02/2022

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I was seen right away and Ms. Richardson home in right away on the Problem and put my Concerns immediately at ease. Excellent Consultant !!


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Thanks so much


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