Mr Islam

  • Cataracts
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Retina
  • Watery eyes

Mr Niaz Islam

GMC: 4316288

Mr Niaz Islam is a leading consultant ophthalmologist surgeon in London with a particular interest in medical retina and cataract surgery.

He graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, London in 1996 and trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital for eight years, including undertaking two medical retinal fellowships and as a locum consultant in 2007.

He was appointed a consultant in medical retina and cataract, and education supervisor and diabetic retinal clinical lead, 2007-13. In 2012 Mr Islam was nominated for a National Macular Disease Society Award by patients for excellent service delivery and clinical care.

He has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored "Crash Course in Ophthalmology". In 2016 Mr Islam was appointed as clinical lead for quality and safety at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery) Moorfields Private Eye Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Spire Hartswood Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Spire Reading Dunedin Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, The Holly Private Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth (present)
  • Education

    • Entry to specialist register in Ophthalmology (2005)
    • Moorfields Eye Hospital, Medical Retina Training, London (2005)
    • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, England FRCOphth (2005)
    • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, England MRCOphth (2001)
    • Guys & St Thomas (UMDS), London MBBS (1996)
    • Guys & St Thomas (UMDS), London BSc (Hons) (1993)
  • Professional membership

    • Member of European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
    • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Member of Royal College of Ophthalmologists, England
  • Teaching posts

    • Surgical trainer
  • Publications and conferences

    • Has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and written book chapters 
    • Co-authored “Crash Course in Ophthalmology”
  • Prizes and awards

    • Nominated for National Macular Disease Society award by patients for his excellent service delivery and clinical care (2012)
    • As an undergraduate, he was awarded the Charles Oldham Essay Prize for Ophthalmology

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Dry eye
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye floaters
  • Eyelid lump
  • Intravitreal injection
  • Macular degeneration (AMD)
  • OCT (optical coherence tomography)
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Retina
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Retinopathy
  • Second medical opinion
  • Stye
  • Uveitis
  • Watery eyes

Make an appointment


  • Moorfields Private Eye Hospital
    9-11 Bath Street EC1V 9LF - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840611
  • Spire Hartswood Hospital
    Eagle Way CM13 3LE - Brentwood
    (+44) 02076610852
  • Spire London East Hospital
    Roding Ln S IG4 5PZ - London (East London)
    (+44) 02076610852
  • The Holly Private Hospital
    High Rd IG9 5HX - Buckhurst Hill
    (+44) 02076610852


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