Prof Mohammed Muhtaseb FRCOphth

Prof Mohammed Muhtaseb HMT Sancta Maria Hospital Consultant
Prof. Mohammed Muhtaseb is an NHS Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon who also works at Sancta Maria Hospital. His specific areas of expertise are Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


Micro-incision cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange, multifocal lens implants, toric lens implants, piggyback lens implants, keratoconus management including intra corneal rings and corneal collagen crosslinking, corneal transplant surgery.


BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCOphth


Prof Muhtaseb graduated with Distinction from St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1995 and completed his ophthalmology training in London. Having trained in various of London’s prestigious teaching hospitals, he went on to complete three separate sub-specialty training fellowships in each of Cornea Surgery, Refractive Surgery, and Medical Ophthalmology / Neuro-ophthalmology.

He moved to South Wales in 2006 to take up his Consultant position and has continuously strived to establish and develop new services for his patients since that time.

Prof. Muhtaseb maintains his enthusiasm for research and supervises trainee doctors undertaking research. He has published the results of his clinical research widely in the peer-reviewed literature and is a reviewer for many prestigious journals.

He has presented his work to international conference audiences in Europe, Asia and the USA. He has also been an invited speaker at international conferences, where he shares his experiences in the use of innovative technologies.

Prof Muhtaseb speaks English and Arabic.

MD, PhD, MB BCh, BSc (Hons), MSc (CRS), PG Cert (Med Ed), FEBO, FRCOphth, Cert LRS, FWCRS