Mr Tom Butler

mr Tom Butler

Mr Tom Butler MB ChB, FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmologis

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Secretary: Karen Turner
Tel: 01493 452164 or 07716 015069
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Professional Profile
Mr Tom Butler is a consultant Ophthalmologist at James Paget University Hospital, specialising in refractive cataract surgery, cornea and ocular surface disease. He trained in Leeds and Nottingham, before gaining international sub-specialty training at the Sydney Eye Hospital, and the Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Australia, where he developed his skills in corneal surgery, corneal transplantation and complex cataract surgery.

Mr Butler is Clinical Lead for the Eye Department, and is a surgical skills trainer at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. He has recently introduced a new virtual-reality training programme for trainee surgeons from across East Anglia. He has published widely in many international journals, and is a reviewer for Eye, the national journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. In addition, he is a member of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons.

Personal profile
I am married with two daughters. I am a keen cyclist, taking part in many long distance charity rides; an avid pianist and guitar enthusiast; a photographer and an occasional sailor.

Appointments can be booked via the East Point Consulting Rooms or directly via my secretary.