Ophthalmology (eye) services

Images of ophthalmology (eye) services across East Kent Hospitals

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust offer a comprehensive service in Ophthalmology. There are 11 consultants within this department all with specialist interests. The service is provided at seven different sites, which include William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate, and, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury. There are also consultant led outreach clinics at Whitstable, Folkestone, Dover and Sheppey.

The department contains the following sub-specialties:

  • Eye casualty

  • Cataract

  • Glaucoma

  • Paediatrics

  • Oculoplastics

  • Squint and occular motility

  • Retina surgical and medical

  • Uveitis

  • Cornea.

General referrals

Referrals from Optometrist & GPs are made through Choose & Book or by a referral letter.

Outpatient appointments 

Kent & Canterbury, William Harvey and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

New patient appointments: please call the Outpatients Appointments Department on 01227 868686

Follow up appointments: please contact our Partial Booking team on 01227 864332

Find out more about Outpatient Appointments

Orthoptic Department

  • Tel: 01227 868615

Rotary Suite (Emergency Eye Room) at William Harvey Hospital

  • Tel: 01233 616261 

Eye Secretaries

William Harvey Hospital:

  • Mr Poon and Ms Luo
    Secretary: Jane Henworth.
    Tel: 01233 616682
    Email: jane.henworth@nhs.net
  • Mr Schultz
    Secretary: Benn Hirst
    Tel: 01233 616784
    Email: benn.hirst@nhs.net
  • Mr Heravi, Mr Fouladi, Ms Albena and Eleni’s Retinal Laser Clinic
    Secretary: Joti Stratton.
    Tel: 01233 651803
    Email: j.stratton1@nhs.net
  • Mr Dong
    Secretary: Lianne Thomas.
    Tel: 01227 866381
    Email: liannethomas@nhs.net

Kent & Canterbury Hospital:

  • Ms Gavin
    Secretary: Daisy Morrison
    Tel: 01227 866445

    Email: daisy.morrison1@nhs.net

  • Mr Kopsachilis, M El-Anwar and Staff Grade Laser Clinic
    Secretary: Catherine Gawler
    Tel: 01227 866338
    Email: catherine.gawler1@nhs.net

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital:

  • Mr Mota
    Senior secretary: Elaine McKew.
    Tel: 01843 235026
    Email: elainemckew@nhs.net
  • Mr Patel, Zahra Ashena and L. Hadley
    Secretary: Angela Preston.
    Tel: 01843 235034
    Email: angelapreston@nhs.net

Buckland Hospital/Estuary View Medical Centre/Royal Victoria Hospital:

  • Mrs Papagiannuli and Mr Kwok
    Secretary: Alex Mabbott.
    Tel: 01304 222619
    Email: alexandramabbott@nhs.net
  • Mr Borg and Mr Salman
    Gemma Jevons.
    Tel: 01304 222582
    Email: gemma.jevons@nhs.net
  • Mr Dagres and Mr Devereux
    Secretary: Joyce Bishop.
    Tel: 01304 222589
    Email: joyce.bishop@nhs.net


  • Mr M Fouladi - Oculoplastics 
  • Mr J Devereux - Oculoplastics
  • Mr M Mota - Oculoplastics/Orbit
  • Mr B Dong - Oculoplastics
  • Ms Yvonne Luo - Vitreoretinal
  • Mr D Schultz - Vitreoretinal
  • Mr W Poon - Vitreoretinal
  • Mr G Borg - Paeds/Adult Strabismus/Medical Retina
  • Miss L Gavin - Paediatricts/Adult Strabismus
  • Mr T Kwok - Medical Retina
  • Mr N Patel - Medical Retina/Cataract
  • Ms E Papagiannulli - Uveitis/Medical Retina
  • Ms A Dardzhikova - Kacarova/Glaucoma
  • Mr N Kopsachallis - Cornea/External Eye Disease
  • Mr N Heravi - Glaucoma
  • Mr E Dagres - Glaucoma

Information about our hospitals

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