Dr Evangelos Drimtzias
|Primary Designation||Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology|
|Telephone Number||(0113) 20 66663|
|Special Interests||I am a fellowship-trained paediatric ophthalmologist and adult strabismologist specialising in managing squints in children and adults.
I have completed two Fellowships in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at St. James?s University Hospital in Leeds.
I have been practising as a Paediatric Ophthalmology Consultant since January 2015. I initially worked as a Locum Consultant in Paediatrics at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. Since December 2015 I have practiced as a Consultant at St. James?s University Hospital in Leeds.
I run several specialist clinics including Paediatric Clinics, Adult Squint and Neuro-ophthalmology Clinics and a dedicated Paediatric Neuro-ophthalmology Clinic on a monthly basis.
My NHS timetable incorporates operating lists where I perform Paediatric and Adult Strabismus operations at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
I have got a special interest in Paediatric Ophthalmic Neuro-oncology and in the management of children with brain tumours and subsequent ophthalmic problems.
I have a number of peer reviewed publications and I am involved in clinical research projects assessing the impact of paediatric brain tumours on the visual system.