Dr Susanne Althauser, Ophthalmologist

Dr Susanne Althauser MD, FRCS, DiplMC RCSEd, FRCSEd, FRCSOphth


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  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond St, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • About Dr Susanne Althauser

    GMC number: 3218918

    Year qualified: 1986

    Place of primary qualification: Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg

    With more than two decades of experience in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, Dr Susanne Althauser has performed more than 3000 cataract operations and more than a thousand laser treatments for diabetic eye disease. After gaining a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists? (DRCOG), she studied ophthalmology at the Albert Ludwig University Medical School in Freiburg, Germany, from where she obtained her MD. She obtained a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, in 1994. She serves as a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Clinical Lead in Diabetic Retinal Screening, and Honorary Lecturer at the Royal Free Hospital, London, which she joined in 1995. She also serves as the Director of The North Central London (NCL) Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, and also has a private practice at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, London.

    In 2007, Dr Althauser was named as Advanced Medical Leader for the BAMM (British Association of Medical Managers) Management Programme, which sets out a structure for medical leadership and management. Her specialist interests include diabetic retinopathy and cataract surgery.

    Areas of expertise

    • Cataract surgery
    • Medical Retina
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy

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