Mr Mookhtiar - Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Yorkshire Clinic

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Mr Murtuza Mookhtiar - Ophthalmology

Mr Mookhtiar - Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Yorkshire Clinic

Clinical interests

For enquiries please call Rachel Costigan on 01274 550860
Ext 4281

Cataract surgery

Complex cataract surgery

Vitreous floaters

Vitreomaculartraction

Macular hole

Epiretinalmembrane

Diabetic eye disease

Combinedphacovitrectomy surgery for macular hole

Advancedvitrectomy surgery for diabetic eye disease

Minimally-traumaticmacular and retinal laser therapy

Lens implant exchange surgery

Intravitreal therapy for AMD, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetes

Academic background


Mr Mookhtiar spent his early years in Wales and after graduating from the University of Bristol in 2001, he gained considerable experience in Ophthalmology training at numerous hospitals in Kent and Yorkshire including working in Leeds and Bradford for the last 2 years whilst completing his specialist training in surgical retina. Mr Mookhtiar also spent 1 year training in Ophthalmic Public Health at the University of Leeds.

Mr Mookhtiar has been a consultant Ophthalmologist in Bradford and Airedale since 2014, he has a special interest in cataract surgery including an expertise in complex cataract surgery. He also has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery and offers state-of-the-art sutureless vitrectomy surgery for a range of retinal disorders such as, macular holes,retinal detachments and diabetic retinopathy. He joined the consultant team at Yorkshire clinic in 2016

Professional Memberships



Fellow of TheRoyal College of Ophthalmologists, UK

Member of theBritish and Eire Vitreoretinal Society (BEAVRS)

Member North OfEngland Ophthalmological Society

Member YorkshireRetinal Society

Member of British Medical Association 

NHS base

Mr Mookhtiar is a NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist and the Lead Clinician for Surgical Retina Services at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.