A committed specialist
Mr Stuart graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 2008 and completed his two year foundation jobs at Queen’s Medical Centre. From then on he dedicated his training to the field of ophthalmology and was selected for a place on the 7 year Ophthalmology training rotations in London.
His enthusiasm and talent were recognised during his training when he received the trainee prize at the London School of Ophthalmology in 2012, the South West Thames trainee prize in 2016, and was awarded the best video prize at the UKISCRS meeting in 2015 as well as the best paper in refractive surgery at the UKISCRS meeting in 2016.
In 2016 he was appointed for a prestigious year- long fellowship in cornea surgery at the world renowned Moorfield’s Eye Hospital.
In 2017 he was awarded a distinction in the Diploma of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Ulster University and is now an honorary lecturer for the University.
In 2017 Professor Reinstein and Mr Carp appointed him as a surgeon at the London Vision Clinic.
Mr Stuart is registered as a specialist in Ophthalmology with the General Medical Council, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He is a member of the following professional organisations;
- European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- UK Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- British Emergency Eye Care Society
- Mr Stuart regularly attends the UK Ophthalmology Congress as well as the European Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting
Outside of work, Alastair is a keen runner having completed 3 marathons previously but now concentrating on middle distance running. He is an avid supporter of his home town football club Huddersfield! He and his wife Rebecca, together with their 2 year old son Jackson enjoy weekend escapes in the country and travelling, with New Zealand being their favourite place to date, and are regular visitors to the Lake District. Alastair also really enjoys cooking and loves to BBQ when they entertain guests and family at home.