Rachna Murthy

Rachna Murthy


Rachna is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Aesthetic, Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who led the Cambridge University Hospitals Thyroid Eye Disease Service providing quaternary oculoplastic care for the East of England region till February 2021. Her service has been internationally recognised and she enjoys faculty status at numerous international meetings. She has also been recognised for her surgical work and is listed in the Tatler Beauty and Cosmetic Surgery Guide as one of the top 3 for eyes in the UK and Spears 500. She was awarded the accolade of Consultant Surgeon of the Year 2022 at the National Aesthetics Awards.

Ms Murthy is an experienced surgical trainer not just in the NHS and for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists but also in the private sector where her academic safety work with dermal fillers and technical skills has led to her appointment as faculty of the Allergan Medical Institute. As the lead periocular skin cancer clinician for Ipswich, she has also helped to pioneer innovative surgical approaches resulting in reduced patient attendance and cancer recurrence with improved cosmetic outcomes.

She is a full member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society, the European & American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and sits on the board of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Ophthalmology section. Her publications have won international prizes and are widely quoted. Prior to her decade of consultant experience her own post-residency fellowship training was at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Craniofacial Unit at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, both in London as well as the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, in Melbourne, Australia.

She has chosen to leave the NHS for full time private practice in London & Cambridge with her colleague and co-founder of FaceRestoration Ltd, Professor Jonathan Roos. Together they provide a unique offering for patients with two Consultant Surgeons working seamlessly together to improve the patient journey and outcomes.

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