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Mr Theo Empeslidis, MD

Fellow European Board of Ophthalmology

Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina

 

GMC number: 6024754

Year of qualification: 1998

Mr. Theo Empeslidis has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina at the Leicester Royal Infirmary for more than a decade and is an Honourary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK.

 

Services that Mr Empeslidis Provides:

  • Detached Retina
  • Diabetes and Medical Retina
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Holes
  • Uveitis

Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina.

Mr Empeslidis has been trained in Greece and the UK and has a fellowship in Medical Retina. Additionally, he has undertaken further training in uveitis. Mr Empeslidis was the leading Consultant Ophthalmologist of the busy ARMD service at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and has been awarded the prestigious Clinical Excellence Award from the Macula Society UK in 2013.

Mr Empeslidis is extremely active in research and he is currently the Principal Investigator of several randomised controlled trials in retinal disorders. He is also looking after patients with age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, retinal dystrophies, vein occlusions and uveitis. Mr Empeslidis is actively publishing in peer reviewed journals and has an extensive publication track record.

He has trained over a dozen fellows over the last few years. He has also organised the Leicester OCT course running once a year. Furthermore, he has been instrumental in organising a local retina group of retina specialists in the east midlands area of England.

Mr. Empeslidis recently embarked on a major research project in the pharmaceutical industry to develop new molecules and medicines for the treatment of various retinal diseases and is continually applying all the latest medical evidence and knowledge in his daily clinical practice.

Consultation Fees

For self-pay patients:

The cost of a consultation will not exceed £250, whilst any additional follow-up appointments not already included within the price of surgery will not exceed £110.

For privately-insured patients:

The following costs are billed to your insurance company. The cost of a consultation will not exceed £250, whilst any additional follow-up appointments not already included within the price of surgery will not exceed £144. 

The Stoneygate Eye Hospital is owned by the LLP run by consultants and their services are paid for. All six consultant directors own an equal share of the LLP, equalling 16.66% per head.