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Mr Rajeev Tanawade

Mr Rajeev Tanawade

Ophthalmology 06128930

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

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Fee assured
Open Referral network
Cataract Full Pathway provider

I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital .

This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

Specialises in

  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Tanawade is a highly experienced Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon and is the Lead Clinician for Vitreoretinal Services at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals since 2015.

Mr Tanawade obtained his initial medical qualification (MBBS) in India, graduating in 1998, following which he undertook his Ophthalmology training in India and the UK. He completed his Royal College recognised basic ophthalmic training and fellowship at renowned eye hospitals (Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, and Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai) in India. He subsequently undertook further training in the UK for over nine years, in the Oxford Deanery (including Oxford Eye Hospital), and Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) in the North Western Deanery primarily based at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. His advanced sub-speciality vitreo-retinal training of over two years included Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and a Vitreoretinal Fellowship at Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

Over his 24-year career in Ophthalmology, he has gained excellent experience in general Ophthalmology and its sub-specialities, particularly in surgical and medical retina. He has performed over 7000 eye procedures which include routine and complex cataract surgery involving various techniques. He has performed over 4500 cataract and lens related procedures and undertaken high-volume cataract surgery as well. He has performed various vitreoretinal microsurgical procedures including vitrectomy and scleral buckling. He also has the expertise in various ophthalmic laser treatments.

Mr Tanawade regularly undertakes routine and complex cataract surgery, secondary lens implantation and lens exchange procedures. He often receives referrals from colleagues for challenging and complex cataracts and for management of complications following cataract surgery. He regularly undertakes vitreo-retinal surgery (pars plana vitrectomy) for treatment of various conditions: epiretinal membrane, macular hole, vitreomacular traction (VMT), floaters, retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage, diabetic eye disease needing surgery, dislocated or opacified lenses needing lens exchange, trauma etc.

Mr Tanawade has presented in various national and international meetings and has scientific peer-reviewed publications to his credit. Also, as a trainer and supervisor, he is actively involved in training junior doctors and trainee surgeons in Ophthalmology.

Areas of interest

Cataracts; Cataract surgery; Cataract; complex cataract surgery; complicated cataract surgery; Vitreo-retinal diseases; Vitreoretinal diseases; VItreoretinal conditions; Floaters; Flashes; Flashes & floaters; Vitreous opacities; Vitreous haemorrhage; Diabetic eye; Retinal surgery; Vitreoretinal surgery; Vitreo-retinal surgery; Macular hole; Lamellar macular hole; Macular hole surgery; Epiretinal membrane surgery; ERM; Vitreomacular traction; VMT; Retinal tear; Retinal hole; Retinal break; Retinal breaks; Retinal laser; Laser; retinopexy; Retinal detachment; Tractional retinal detachcment; Retinoschisis; Ocular ultrasound; B-scan; B scan; Ophthalmology

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