Prof Robert AH Scott


About Robert Scott

Professor Scott is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in complex cataract surgery and vitreoretinal conditions.
He attained dual fellowship at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
With over 30 years’ experience in Ophthalmology, Professor Scott has enjoyed a successful career, most notably serving as the Clinical
Lead Ophthalmologist in the Royal Air Force (RAF) for almost three decades. His work with artificial vision for the war-blinded was featured on the acclaimed BBC documentary ‘Frontline Medicine’.

Following his time with the RAF, Professor Scott worked with the Ministry of Defence as a Consultant Advisor in Ophthalmology spanning over a decade. In 2008 he was elected President of the Midland Ophthalmological Society and in 2011 was named as a
one of the UK’s top Surgeons by the Times Newspaper. Professor Scott has also worked extensively both in the UK and abroad,
and was appointed Medical Director of Moorfield Eye Hospital in Dubai in 2015. Since returning to the UK, he has held a number of
positions within both the private and public sector and since 2015 holds the title of Honorary Professor of Clinical and Experimental
Medicine at the University of Birmingham. A respected figure within the Ophthalmology field, Professor Scott was awarded the Lady Cade Medal for research by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014.

Clinical experience

  • Over 15,000 eye surgeries

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh