Call Kings: +44 (0) 20 3299 3192

Contact Us

Professor Tim Jackson

Consultant Ophthalmic & Retinal Surgeon
Professor Tim Jackson
PhD, MB ChB, FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic & Retinal Surgeon
GMC No. or Equivalent: 4069005
Year Qualified: 1993

Professor Jackson is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a specialist interest in age-related macular degeneration, diabetes and cataract surgery. He has subspecialty expertise in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina.,

Professor Jackson is the editor of The Moorfields Manual of Ophthalmology and is the Chief Investigator on a number of large ophthalmology trials including several on macular degeneration. He leads the undergraduate ophthalmology teaching at King’s College London where he is a Professor of Retinal Research, with a large, active research portfolio and research income in excess of £4m. He is a specialist advisor to NICE and sits on NICE’s Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee. He has more than 100 retinal / macular publications (,

Professor Jackson completed his medical degree in New Zealand and began his ophthalmology training in the UK. He was Senior House Officer at St Thomas’ Hospital in London and went on to complete a retinal PhD at The Rayne Institute, London. Following that, he undertook a further four years of Registrar training based at Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he stayed on as a Vitreoretinal Fellow until his Consultant appointment at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

Primary speciality

Specialist interests

Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic eye disease
Medical retina
Surgical retina (vitreoretinal surgery)

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Associated for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Medical Defence Union
British Medical Association
Retina Society


+44 (0)20 7060 1968

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS