Mr Georgios Kontos FRCOphth, CertLRS, FEBO, MBA
Georgios graduated from the University of Crete, School of Medicine. As a student he attended elective placements in Ophthalmology at the Boston Medical Center and Vancouver General Hospital. He completed his final year clinical placements at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Subsequently, he relocated to the United Kingdom where he completed the MSc "Biology of Vision" at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London.
Dr Kontos held Ophthalmology training positions in England, Scotland and Wales before acquiring a National Training Number at the Oxford Deanery. He completed the UK Ophthalmology Specialist Training Programme and was awarded the certificate of completion of training (CCT).
In parallel with his training Georgios completed a PgCert in Medical Education from Cardiff University as well as a Postgraduate diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from Ulster University. He obtained an MBA from Warwick Business School. Dr Kontos has published a small number of scientific articles and has acted as a reviewer for Ophthalmology Journals. He occasionally volunteers as an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Georgios has undergone post CCT Fellowship training in Glaucoma, Cornea and Anterior segment at the Oxford Eye Hospital. He is currently undergoing further fellowship training in glaucoma at the University of British Columbia, Canada. His subspecialist interests include medical and surgical cornea, refractive surgery, medical and surgical glaucoma and cataract surgery.
List of services
Glaucoma surgery including MIGS
Management of cornea pathology
Cornea surgery including full thickness and lamellar corneal transplantation
Trauma repair surgery