Mr Hooman Sherafat



Professional background

Mr Hooman Sherafat is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Kingston Private Health and is the Lead Clinician of the Royal Eye unit at Kingston Hospital.

He qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, in 1992 and subsequently undertook higher specialist training in ophthalmology in London, which included training in centres such as Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

His close collaboration and work with local organisations supporting the visually impaired was recognised by RNIB and members of the House of Lords, where he was invited to the House of Lords in 2016 for recognition of services to the visually impaired.

Clinical areas of interest

  •  cataract surgery (including premium lenses)
  • oculoplastics and lacrimal surgery (disorders of the eyelid & tear system), for which he has also completed subspecialty training at Moorfields Eye hospital, London.


Mr Sherafat also has a keen interest and commitment to charity work and has carried out work in countries such as Burma, Ghana & Bangladesh. In his most recent third visit to Bangladesh in November 2017, he carried out in excess of 70 cataract operations.

Professional memberships