Mr Samer Elsherbiny FRCS Ed; FRCOphth; PG Dip Med Ed
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Samer Elsherbiny qualified in Sheffield in 1993. In 2004 he was appointed Consultant in the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, with a specialist interest in retinal diseases. He also continues to oversee a large volume of general adult ophthalmology. In 2013, he was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in medical education. Amongst his other roles, he is an examiner and skills instructor for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is a clinical advisor to the Health Service Ombudsman.
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PG Dip Med Ed
Mr Elsherbiny is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at The Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and an Honorary Consultant at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Medical Protection Society
American Academy of Ophthalmologists
Midland Ophthalmological Society
Higher Education Academy, UK
Having qualified from Sheffield in 1993, Samer Elsherbiny trained in general surgery, general medicine, accident and emergency and neurology before starting his training in ophthalmology. Having trained in Glasgow and Leeds, he then joined the specialist registrar rotation in the West Midlands and in 2004 was appointed Consultant in the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, with a specialist interest in retinal diseases. Despite this specialist interest, he also continues to oversee a large volume of general adult ophthalmology and is responsible for approximately ten thousand patient episodes annually.
He has co-authored numerous publications and has many areas of interest within ophthalmic practice, the most prominent of which is workforce development and education and training. He was recently awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education from the University of Birmingham and is preparing for the Masters and continues to run a number of different national courses in ophthalmic imaging, laser and intravitreal therapies.
After holding a number of administrative roles within BMEC, he has spent more time recently as examiner and surgical skills instructor for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He is now focusing on collaborative education and training programs in developing countries and is medical retina advisor for a project in East Africa. He has also served as an invited examiner overseas. His external duties include being ophthalmology advisor to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.
Services and Clinical Interests
General adult ophthalmology, including: cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and retinal diseases.