Raman Malhotra

Raman Malhotra


Raman Malhotra is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic surgeon at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK.

His specialist interests include oculoplastic surgery in ocular surface disease, facial palsy rehabilitation, reconstructive eyelid and orbital surgery, endonasal lacrimal surgery, facial dystonia and aesthetic eyelid rejuvenation. He also runs an international fellowship training programme.

Mr Malhotra graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Bristol, completed his ophthalmic surgical training in London and Oxford. He undertook fellowship training in Adelaide, Australia, in 2002 before returning to the UK to take up consultant post at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead.
He has developed the Malhotra endonasal DCR nibbler and endonasal punch. In 2013 he developed the Malhotra Platinum segment chain for upper eyelid loading in facial palsy. In 2015, he described and reported the post-levator aponeurosis fat pad, a layer of fat in the eyelid not previously recognised in anatomy textbooks.
He has published over 250 peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters and books. He has served as section editor of the British Journal of Ophthalmology for 10 years and is section editor for Clinical Experimental Ophthalmology. He sits on the editorial board of Orbit, the international journal of the European Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award and a Silver National Clinical Excellence Award by the Department of Health.

He is a founder member of the British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society (BOPSS) and member of the European Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESOPRS) and American Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS).

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