Chris McLean is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based in Guildford. He undertook his medical training at St Mary’s Hospital, London, (now Imperial College) where he qualified in 1989. His postgraduate ophthalmic training involved working at several London teaching Hospitals and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1993. His specialist training continued at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital where he also undertook a Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery under Mr Richard Collin and Mr Geoffrey Rose.
He became an NHS Consultant at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in 1999, and also works at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey. He is a founder member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society.
Mr McLean’s great passions are small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery (plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes) and lacrimal surgery. He is currently involved in several ophthalmic research projects and has presented his work both nationally and internationally.
In his spare time he enjoys hill walking with his family and dogs, as well as squash, drawing & painting, trying to play golf and mountaineering.