Mr Vijay Shanmuganathan
MBBS (London), PhD, FRCOphth



Clinical Interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Corneal disease
  • Ocular surface
  • General / Primary care ophthalmology


Mr Shanmuganathan qualified from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' (UMDS) in 1995, having been awarded prizes in surgery and ophthalmology.

He started his ophthalmic training in 1998 working in a number of ophthalmology departments across the UK and abroad. Following the completion of his ophthalmic medical training (which included time in research in his area of clinical practice, for which he was awarded a PhD in 2008), he undertook a further two years of sub-specialist fellowship training in cataract surgery, cornea and external eye diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Thereafter, Mr Shanmuganathan was appointed a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In March 2017, Mr Shanmuganathan took up a new post as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where he was appointed to run the corneal service and undertake high volume cataract surgery.

Mr Shanmuganathan is recognized by all major private health insurance providers.

Private patient queries can be directed to his Practice Manager (Claire Mamo) on 07841 114805 or


NHS Hospitals

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust