About Mr Murtuza Mookhtiar
About Mr Murtuza MookhtiarMurtuza Mookhtiar is one of Yorkshires’ leading
consultant ophthalmologist with more than 15 years experience.
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Mr Murtuza Mookhtiar is a consultant ophthalmologist who also specialises in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. He performs surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane as well as cataracts. He has a specialist interest in the medical and surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration.
With a career spanning over 15 years, Mr Mookhtiar has plenty of experience and is currently the lead clinician for Surgical Retina at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. After graduating from the University of Bristol, he gained considerable experience in Ophthalmology training at numerous hospitals in the UK including working in Yorkshire whilst completing his specialist training in surgical retina. Mr Mookhtiar also undertook extra training in Ophthalmic Public Health at the University of Leeds, where he gained his Masters in Public Health.
Leader in Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery
Mr Mookhtiar has interest in teaching and lectures regularly to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is an Honorary Lecturer at University of Leeds school of Medicine and the undergraduate lead for medical students in Ophthalmology at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He also regularly lectures undergraduate optometrist at University of Bradford School of Optometry. As well as to eye doctors at different national and international meetings
Mr Mookhtiar was elected as the Yorkshire Regional Council member of the Royal College of ophthalmologists in 2018.
He is a trustee of the local eye charity – Bradford & Airedale Eyesight Trust – a registered charity, that has been set up to benefit and support the eye departments of Bradford Teaching Hospital and Airedale General Hospital.
His love for patients, whom he respects as equal partners in their care, is reflected in his compassionate, approachable manner. His dedication to enhancing ophthalmic care for his patients—and the future—is evident in his many accomplishments.