MBBS (Lond), MRCOphth (Eng), FRCS (Ophth), FEBO
Specialist Ophthalmologist, General Ophthalmology and Medical Retina
GCAA approved Aviation-Medical Examiner
Dr. Ansari is an experienced ophthalmologist with an interest in aviation ophthalmology, general ophthalmology and medical retina, in particular diabetic eye disease. He acquired his ophthalmic training from leading teaching and general hospitals within the United Kingdom. Dr. Ansari graduated in medicine from the University of London (St Bartholomews and The Royal London Medical School) in 2000, and after completing house officer jobs in general medicine, orthopaedics and general surgery, he went on to pursue a career in ophthalmology.
He is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in the UK, and a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. As well as specialist registration in Sweden. Dr Ansari is one of very few ophthalmologists who are also an aero-medical examiner and, combined with his ophthalmic background, this gives him a unique perspective in aviation ophthalmology.
He has presented papers at international conferences and is particularly interested in the effects of diabetes on the eyes. Dr. Ansari is extensively involved in ophthalmic related charity work in developing countries. He has participated in numerous free eye surgical camps and has also been actively involved in their set up and organization.
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