Pathma Ramasamy is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Retinal Specialist who recently joined The Vision Clinic. He graduated with his medical degree in 2007 from University College Cork and received an award for being one of the top international entrants to study medicine. He completed his Higher Surgical Training in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital Dublin, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Cork University Hospital, University Hospital Limerick and University Hospital Waterford.
In 2015, Pathma received his Doctorate degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and won multiple national and international awards for his research into metastatic ocular melanoma. He completed his subspecialty training in medical and surgical retina in Bristol Eye Hospital and was a recipient of the Irish College of Ophthalmologists/Bayer Clinical Fellowship Award for undertaking this well-renowned fellowship.
Pathma is passionate about providing personalised, high-quality care. In the hospitals he worked in, he has initiated and implemented numerous changes that led to improvements in patient experience, pathways, safety and outcomes. During his fellowship, numerous donations were made to the Friends of Bristol Eye Hospital Foundation by his patients, for the sight-saving emergency surgery and aftercare he provided.
He has also worked as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital Dublin and in University Hospital Waterford. He is in the specialist division of the Irish Medical Council, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology. Pathma is also a member of the Irish College of Ophthalmologists, British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, and the European Society of Retina Specialists.