George Saleh


Specialist Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon

Consultant - Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgery

Mr George Saleh is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon, working at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Privately, specialising in oculoplastic and aesthetic surgery, along with cataracts.  His surgical work includes reconstruction after surgical resection for cancers of the eyelids and surrounding tissues, functional restoration of age-related changes, the treatment of watery eyes, lumps and bumps along with cosmetic rejuvenation and blepharoplasty surgery.

Consulting and operating in the Harley Street private clinics along with other sites in London and the Home Counties.

As a senior Clinical Research Scientist George Saleh heads up several research teams in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Nanotechnology and Big Data Analytics in the field of eye surgery.

George Saleh holds a number of senior positions in academia including visiting Professor at the University of Surrey, National Institute for Health Research Faculty Investigator and Moorfields Eye Hospital Biomedical Research Centre and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Director of Simulation Training at Moorfields, Wellcome-EPSRC Senior Clinical Fellow, Chair of the Cataract, Optometry, Refractive and Corneal Clinical Specialty Group UK, the NIHR Joint Specialty Lead in Ophthalmology for the Eastern region, along with the Virtual and Augmented Reality Lead for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

As the Chief Investigator of multiple studies, George Saleh has won various awards, published over 100 scientific papers, lectured widely both at national and international levels, been awarded numerous grants to support his research work and innovations.

George Saleh qualified in Medicine from Imperial College, London and underwent basic specialist training in Ophthalmology in the London and the East Anglia Regions before completing his higher specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was awarded the Gold Medal as the most distinguished candidate for the clinical and surgical ophthalmic Fellowship Examination. During his undergraduate studies, he was awarded the highest first class distinction for his BSc including a first class honours award for his thesis in clinical applications of visual psychophysics.

After an extended subspeciality fellowship in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, focusing on conditions such as lid lumps, tumours and malpositions, watery eyes and lacrimal problems, along with orbitofacial cosmetic surgery and rejuvenation. George Saleh then took up a post as a Consultant at Moorfields, where he continues to work in the Cataract and Adnexal Services.


"I met Mr George Saleh for a consultation after I had had a chalazion on my eyelid for more than 6 months. I was very impressed by his knowledge and affability. He also offered to remove the chalazion on the same day which was an excellent surprise as well as a speedy and successful operation."

"I met Mr George Saleh for a consultation to discuss an Ectropion. I was very impressed by his knowledge and affability. His was able to offer a surgery date very quickly which was an excellent. The outcome was very successful."

"I recently had a Ptosis. The procedure was quick and painless, and all aspects of the consultation, the surgery itself and follow-up were smoothly handled. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mr Saleh."

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