About Mr Sampath
--Eyelid, Lacrimal and Orbit Surgeon--
Mr Raghavan Sampath DO, FRCS, FRCOphth
Eyelid bags
Eyelid tumours
Facial or lid lumps or lesions
Facial palsy
Lid position abnormalities
Orbital fractures
Orbital tumours
Thyroid eye disease
Watery eyes
Wrinkles/facial lines treatment
The University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Consultant ophthalmologist
  • Lid, lacrimal and orbit surgeon
  • Honorary senior lecturer
Also consulting at
  • The Spire hospital, Leicester
  • The Nuffield hospital, Leicester
  • The Stoneygate clinic, Leicester
Honorary consultant appointments held at
  • The Queen’s Medical, Nottingham, U.K
  • The Milton Keynes General, U.K
  • The Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai, India
Medical education
  • Madras Medical College, The University of Madras, India
Postgraduate training
  • The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester
  • The Kings College Hospital, London
  • The Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
Fellowships in lid, lacrimal and orbit
  • The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester
  • The Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
  • The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Certificate in Teaching, The University of London
  • Specialist Register, The General Medical Council
  • Sub-specialist Fellowships in Lid, Lacrimal and Orbit

Honours and awards
  • Graduation with distinctions in many subjects including pathology, microbiology, surgery 1980-86.
  • Won award in ophthalmology as a postgraduate 1988.
  • Won award for teaching and training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital 1993.
  • Presentation Award, The British Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Society Meeting, Birmingham 2001.
  • Leicester Research Prize 2000 and 2001
  • Presentation Award, The Midlands Ophthalmic Society 2004.
  • Presentation Award, The Oculoplastic Society of India 2004
  • Merit Award, The University Hospitals of Leicester 2005 and 2007
Membership of associations
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • The British Oculoplastic Surgery Society
  • The British Medical Association
  • The European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Life member, The All India Ophthalmic Society 
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recognised trainer  in cataract, eyelid, lacrimal and orbit surgery to ophthalmology residents-in-training  and subspecialty fellows at the University Hospitals of Leicester, U.K. and trainees at a  teaching hospital, Chennai, India.
  • Internationally recognised trainer having been regularly involved in training ophthalmologists from various countries.  Ophthalmologists from various countries like America, Singapore, Russia, Poland, Germany, India have visited to learn new techniques.
  • So far at least 20 of the doctors  trained directly under him have become consultants in the UK and abroad
  • Also involved in teaching undergraduate students at Leicester Medical University, Optometrists, Orthoptists.
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