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Mr Ian Simmons

Spire Leeds Hospital
Jackson Avenue
Roundhay
Leeds
LS8 1NT

Contact Person: Tracey Horne (Secretary)
Qualifications: MBChB BVSc FRCOphth
Phone: 0113 218 5940
Fax: 0113 266 3686
Occupation: Ophthalmic Surgeon and Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Mr Ian Simmons MBChB BVSc FRCOphth

Ophthalmic Surgeon and Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Mr Ian Simmons has been involved in medico-legal work since 2000 for both claimant and defendant and can also act as a Single Joint Expert. His specialist areas of expertise include:

  • • General ophthalmology
  • • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • • Cataract Surgery
  • • Ocular Trauma
  • • Personal injury to the eyes
  • • Paediatric ophthalmology (any aspect)
  • • Adult squints & molitity problems
  • • Ophthalmic neuro-oncology
  • • Strabismus

Mr Simmons writes around 150 medical reports per year and regularly takes part in telephone conferences and meetings with Counsel.

He has been to Court on a number of occasions, both locally and nationally, primarily in conjunction with children who have suffered non-accidental injury. He is part of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Ophthalmology Working Party for child abuse. He has completed Bond Solon training.

Mr Simmons has been involved in a number of General Medical Council Fitness to Practice hearings.