Mr Andrew Ramsay


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Registered: The specialist register in Ophthalmology of the General Medical Council (GMC)

About Mr Ramsay

Andrew Ramsay is a specialist in complex cataract surgery currently performing approximately 3,000 operations every year.  He is on the Specialist Register in Ophthalmology of the General Medical Council (GMC). He graduated in Medicine from the London Hospital Medical College, University of London in 1991 having won the final year prize in Medicine. He has an honours degree in Psychology.

Mr Ramsay began his ophthalmic training at the Tenant Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow before moving on to the North East of England registrar rotation in Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.  He completed his Senior Registrar training in ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen’s Square, London.  He is the holder of two fellowships in both Cornea and External Eye Disease as well as Medical Retina and Inflammatory Eye Disease from Moorfields Eye Hospital where he undertook further subspecialist training.

He was a Consultant in Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge from 2001-2014. Here he set up and ran a corneal service specialising in corneal transplantation and new forms of keratoplasty. He also ran a busy retinal service and introduced new forms of retinal laser surgery and injection therapy. During this time he set up and ran a refractive laser service which introduced LASIK to the region.

Since 2014, Mr Ramsay has worked in the community where he believes that eye care can better be delivered. At ACES he has helped introduce new laser treatments for glaucoma and ran busy general ophthalmology and glaucoma clinics from 2014-2020.

During this time Mr Ramsay has been an international and national examiner for the post graduate Fellowship exams of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  He has lectured and published nationally and internationally, and was clinical sub-dean at the University of Cambridge. He currently operates every day, primarily as a cataract surgeon.