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Mr Tarun Sharma, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Tarun Sharma is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon who carries out his NHS work at Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust since his appointment in 2007. He worked as Clinical Director for ophthalmic services in all hospitals under Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust from 2012-2016. He set up complex glaucoma surgical service in Worcester in 2008. His glaucoma service has won the award of “The Best Glaucoma Service in UK by International Glaucoma Association” in 2015.
His glaucoma training included a higher degree in Glaucoma after submission of his specialised research work on “Role of Mitomycin-C in glaucoma surgery-Trabeculectomy”. He underwent his glaucoma surgical training at the best centres in UK including Birmingham, Oxford and the world renowned centre for eye surgery -Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
Tarun Sharma is one of the very few surgeons in UK to provide all types of glaucoma surgery including Trabectome, I-stents, Xen Stent alongside Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin-c and complex tube surgery.
He set up Worcestershire Glaucoma Support Group in 2009. His innovative initiative in digital patient education has been appreciated by Kings Fund, London. He also worked as National clinical Lead for Ophthalmology for Monitor,Department of Health UK in 2015-2016.