Mr Nicholas Glover MBBS BSc FRCOphth (London)

Consultant Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Mr Nicholas Glover has experience of over 7500 cataract surgeries that he has performed within the West Midlands and South of England. He also specialises in operations for cataracts which may be complicated by other eye disease or trauma.

As a vitreoretinal surgeon he is able to manage the most complex cataract cases, and also takes referrals from other eye surgeons.

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Mr Glover is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and is an Honorary Consultant at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital.

Professional Societies

Royal College of Ophthalmology
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
Midlands Ophthalmic Society
Medical Protection Society

Full Biography

Nicholas Glover qualified at the University College of London Medical School in 1994. Whilst studying medicine he obtained his Bachelor of Science from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Mr Glover gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) in 2007 after completing his higher surgical training at the Oxford Eye Hospital. During this time he undertook fellowships in Vitreoretinal surgery and Medical Retina. He completed his surgical training in South Africa where he gained expertise in the treatment of ocular trauma and complex cataract surgery.

His experience from working in Africa means he is adept in the management of advanced cataracts and those who have co-existing eye problems.

As a vitreretinal specialist, his area of expertise includes surgery for Macular holes, Epiretinal membranes, Retinal detachments and diabetic eye disease.


  • Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Retinal Disease

Patient Stories

"The surgery has improved my golfing skills!"

Colin had cataract surgery with Mr Nicholas Glover. Read his story... They say you don’t appreciate what you have until you lose it and, in the case of my sight, that is true! Until I began to lose my sight, I had never really valued it and I believe that it is something we all take for...

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