ABOUT US

Ebube Obi

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic, Lacrimal & Orbital Surgeon

Honorary Lecturer - University of Cardiff

Bevan Exemplar - The Bevan Commission

Education

2001

MB BS - University College London

BSc Intercal - University College London

MRCSed - Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

2014

FRCOphth - Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London

Professional MEMBERships

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

British Medical Association

General Medical Council

Medical Defence Union

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

Tele-Opthalmology

Digital Health & Care

A new and novel physiological assessment of the flow of tears through the lacrimal and  nasolacrimal system.

The incidence of non-ocular malignancies in patients who have undergone orbital exenterations.

Clinical outcomes of patients undergoing an optic nerve fenestrations.

Orbital Cancer – A second Cancer.

PUBLICATIONS

Medical Publications

Books

Experience

2001 - Present

Teaching

I actively participate in both organizing and teaching of Ophthalmic Staff and Foundation Doctors & Medical Students. This includes departmental, inter-departmental, regional and national educational meetings. I have held the following posts:

Anatomy Demonstrator & Lecturer – University College London

Honorary Lecturer – University of Cardiff

2001 - Present

Audit

The demorgraphics and outcomes of patients referred with epiphora (watery eyes) to the oculoplastics clinic.

The demorgraphics and outcomes of patients referred with entropions/ectropions (malaligned eyelids) to the oculoplastics clinic.

Referral to treatment for skin cancers

Outcomes patients in cataract Surgery

2001 - Present

Other

Miss Obi is actively involved in presenting in medical regional, national and international meetings such as the British Oculoplastic Surgeons society, EU Cornea, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Scottish Ophthalmic Club, South Wales Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society and Welsh Ophthalmic Forum.

As part of the above, other study and work undertaken, I have been awarded multiple prizes & awards (Distinctions, Merits, Best Presenter, Recognition, and more).

Skills

Cataract Surgery 100%
Eyelid Surgery 100%
Surgery for Watery Eyes 100%
General Ophthalmology - General/Common Eye problems 100%
Orbital Surgery 80%

About Me

Miss Obi trained at the Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, University College London, qualifying in 2001, achieving distinctions in both her Medical degree and a degree in Anatomy and Developmental Biology.

Specialist Training in ophthalmology commenced in 2004. She gained extensive training and a wealth of experience for each of the sub-divisions within ophthalmology in England, Wales & Scotland. During training, she passed both her MRCSEd & MRCOphth exams (Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh & Royal College of Ophthalmologists London). At the end of her specialist training, she passed her FRCOphth exam and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London, in 2013. She received her Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in 2014.

Miss Obi has undertaken two advanced higher specialist training fellowship programs in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery at both University of Leicester Hospitals, Royal Berkshire Hospital and Prince Charles Eye Unit, Windsor.

She is an Honorary Lecturer at Cardiff University, is actively involved in teaching undergraduates and was nominated & recognised for her innovative work by The Ccntre for Medical Education Recognition, Cardiff University School of Medicine in 2024. 

She is involved in clinical research and is the Ophthalmology Departmental Lead for Research at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. She is a Bevan Exemplar, has published Books as well as many peer reviewed Research Papers.   

She has been awarded multiple prizes & awards (Distinctions, Merits, Best Presenter, Recognition, and more) The latest being in 2024, by Cardiff University School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include Cataract surgery, Oculoplastic, Lacrimal, Orbital surgery as well as General Ophthalmology and Tele-Ophthalmology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her Husband & family as well as enjoying nature.