Dr Vasuki Jothi

Consultant Ophthalmologist

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Miss Jothi works as a substantive Consultant Eye Surgeon at the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust with a specialist interest in vitreo-retinal surgery and medical retina.

Her NHS practice includes general and specialist clinics at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast and South Tyrone Hospital, Dungannon and Banbridge Polyclinic. Miss Jothi sees private patients at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast, Hillsborough Private Clinic and North West Independent Hospital, Ballykelly.

Miss Jothi has had extensive training in the field of Ophthalmology in Northern Ireland, England and India. She qualified as an eye specialist in India with 4 years of specialist post-graduate training before moving to Northern Ireland where she has spent another 7 years of further training and obtained CCT in 2016. She spent a further 2 years of post CCT fellowships specialising in a medical and surgical retina at Belfast and Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham before taking up her substantive NHS post in Northern Ireland in 2017.

Miss Jothi is a Member and Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmology, UK and is a member of the British and Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons (BEAVRS), and holds specialist qualifications both in the UK and India with Fellowship FRCOphth, Membership MRCOphth, Diploma DRCOphth from The Royal College of Ophthalmology and Master of Surgery MS Ophth from The TN Dr MGR Medical University, India.

Miss Jothi sees patients with both general and specialist eye conditions in all age-groups including for Cataract surgery, Laser procedures, Retinal diseases, Glaucoma, Lid diseases, Macular degeneration and Eye emergencies.

Medical Secretaries: 

Ursula O'Hagan
Kingsbridge Private Hospital
811-815 Lisburn Road Belfast BT9 7GX
Phone - 028 9066 7878, 07435 768922
Email - ohaganu@3fivetwo.com

Dianne Shanks Hillsborough
Private Clinic 2 Main Street Hillsborough BT26 6AE
Phone - 028 9268 8899
Email - info@hillsboroughprivateclinic.com

Phyliss Kirkland
South Tyrone Hospital Carland Road Dungannon BT71 4AU
Phone - 028 3756 5569
Email - Phyliss.Kirkland@southerntrust.hscni.net

Sarah I`anson or Lynsey Brown
North West Independent Clinic Churchill House 27 Main Street Ballykelly Limavady BT49 9HS
Phone - 028 7776 3090
Email - lynseybrown@nwih.co.uk

Current NHS Posts

I am full time substantive consultant at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and I work in 3 different NHS hospitals- Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast (Vitre-retinal surgery & eye casualty), South Tyrone Hospital, Dungannon (Cataract surgery), and Banbridge Polyclinic (general Ophthalmology).

Personal profile

I am interested in art and crafts. I am proud mum of 2 beautiful kids and balance by time between family and professional life.

Qualifications

FRCOphth

Fellow of Royal college of Ophthalmologists, UK 2014

MRCOpht

Membership of Royal college of Ophthalmologists, UK 2010

DRCOphth

Diploma of Royal college of Ophthalmologists, UK 2009

MS (Ophthal)

Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology, The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, India 2006

MBBS

Kilpauk Medical College,The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, India 2002

Post CCT fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast (BHSCT) 2015

Additional Training

Post CCT fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham 2016

SPR (Specialist Registrar Training) in Ophthalmology from 2008 to 2015

Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA) 2008

Post-graduation training Ophthalmology in tertiary teaching hospital in India (2002 to 2006)

Stanley Medical College and Hospital, The TN Dr MGR Medical University, India 2002

Professional bodies

Membership of British and Irish Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons (BEAVRS)

British and Irish Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons (BEAVRS) 2015

Member of European Society of Refractive and Cataract Surgeons (608838)

European Society of Refractive and Cataract Surgeons 2013

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmology (6814)

Royal College of Ophthalmology 2006

Member of British Medical Association 9504648

British Medical Association 2006

Medical Defense Union (MDDUS) M225832

Medical Defense Union (MDDUS) 2018

Details of entry to specialist register:

General Medical Council UK (Ophthalmology), 2015

Affiliations / Memberships:

• Member of British and Irish Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons (BEAVRS) • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Ophthalmology • Member of Medical Defense Union (MDDUS) • Member of British Medical Association • Member of European Society of Refractive and Cataract Surgeons

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Cataract surgery
  • Medical retina
  • Surgical retina
  • Laser procedures
  • Lid and conjunctiva diseases
  • Foreign bodies in eye
  • Medical and surgical management of glaucoma
  • Ophthalmology emergencies - reduced vision, red eye, trauma, eye infections.

Kingsbridge Private Hospital,
811-815 Lisburn Road,
Belfast,
BT9 7GX

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Dr Vasuki Jothi’s Specialism(s)

Cataract Surgery

Ophthalmology

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