Professor Skiadaresi undertook her medical and surgical training at the University of Trieste in Italy, graduating with honours (110/110 magna cum laude), followed by a residency in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery (50/50 cum laude). She has received extensive training, including fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Bristol Eye Hospital.
Professor Skiadaresi treats all aspects of Ophthalmology with sub-specialist expertise in retinal and inflammatory conditions. She is an experienced cataract surgeon, handling routine to complex cases, and also serves as a trainer for ophthalmologists in the NHS.
Professor Skiadaresi has a strong interest in teaching and research, recognising the pivotal role research plays in enhancing patient outcomes. She teaches students, as well as other healthcare professionals, including optometrists and nurses. A firm advocate of multidisciplinary teamwork, she empowers fellow health professionals, encourages professional development, and fosters collaboration. Additionally, she holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Management from Swansea University. Her aspiration is to enhance the quality of care and standards in Ophthalmology in Wales, benefiting patients by implementing research and innovation into NHS clinical practice.