Miss Stephanie K West
BM FRCOphth MBA
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Miss Stephanie West is a highly-experienced consultant ophthalmologist practising in Southampton. Miss West treats both adults and children and specialises in cataract surgery, paediatric eye conditions including amblyopia and strabismus, adult squints, double vision and complex oculomotility disorders. She has been a consultant ophthalmologist at Southampton General Hospital since 2013, where she has previously been Clinical Director for Ophthalmology and CESR training program lead.
After graduating from Southampton University Medical School, Miss West completed specialist ophthalmology training in the highly regarded centres of Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham and The Bristol Eye Hospital. She subsequently undertook two years of subspecialty training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus including a prestigious fellowship at Sickkids, Toronto, for which she was awarded the JD Morin prize for best fellow. During a second fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Miss West gained extensive knowledge and training in treating children's eye diseases and squints.
She has specialist expertise in paediatric ophthalmology, squints, general ophthalmology and cataract surgery. Her clinical work includes training junior surgeons and allied clinical professionals, research and educational activities as the College tutor. She operates regularly at Southampton General Hospital and Optegra Eye Hospital, Whiteley.
In addition to her clinical work, Miss West participates in advisory boards for the pharmaceutical industry on Femto cataract surgery and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity. She is also on the board of directors for the Association of Ophthalmologists Specialist Indemnity Scheme 'AOOSIS'.
Stephanie has several research interests; her publications can be viewed by clicking on the link below.
Clinic Locations & Services
Southampton General Hospital
• Children • Adults • Strabismus Surgery • Cataract Surgery • NHS • Private
Spire Southampton Hospital
• Children • Adults • Strabismus Surgery • Cataract Surgery • Private
Optegra Eye Hospital Hampshire
• Adults • Cataract Surgery • NHS • Private
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