Macular and Retinal Diseases | Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy Cataract Surgery | Intravitreal injections.
Dr Rupal Morjaria
Rupal is one of the region's leading consultant ophthalmologist, with a specific interest in medical retina diseases, including macular degeneration, diabetes, uveitis and retinal genetics. To date, she has performed more than 2,000 cataract surgeries; more than 2,000 retinal and YAG laser procedures; and over 5,000 injections into and around the eye.
After her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Birmingham University, Dr Morjaria trained in ophthalmology at the West Midlands Deanery. Here she completed a three-year specialist fellowship and PhD at the Oxford Deanery, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She studied the impact of eye disease on sleep/awake patterns for her PhD, which was awarded to her by the University College London and Oxford University in 2018.
Dr Morjaria was previously a locum medical retina and uveitis consultant at Queen Elizabeth, University Hospitals Birmingham.
Rupal is the retinal genetics lead in her department, and she oversees and triages patients with all eye conditions from the second biggest eye casualty department in the UK.
She is also a clinical supervisor to ophthalmology trainees and nurses. She has published more than 20 peer-reviewed research articles, has lectured nationally and internationally and taught extensively in her field.