Imperial College London

Mr Ronald Kam

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Lecturer







G.3.47Chelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Ronald Kam has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital since 2018 and also at Satasairaala in Pori since 2023. He is a subspecialist surgeon in the fields of glaucoma and cataract, and is an experienced trainer of eye specialists in complex glaucoma and cataract surgical techniques. He is a registered specialist in both UK and Finland.

He qualified from the Imperial College School of Medicine in 2008 and was appointed as an Honorary Clinical Lecturer there the year after.  His ophthalmic specialist training was based in London, rotating through Hillingdon Hospital, the Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he gained clinical and hands-on surgical experience in all ophthalmic subspecialties, followed by two years of fellowship training specifically in paediatric and adult glaucoma. 

He has won a patient safety award from the Royal Society of Medicine for surgical safety innovation and his team has received a commendation from a UK-wide awards programme for improvements to emergency eye treatment. 

His most recent research activity was a national surveillance study with the British Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit (BOSU) investigating the incidence of severe visual loss following procedurally uncomplicated cataract surgery. 



Ramsden C, Shweikh Y, Kam R, et al., 2023, Estimating the rate of severe visual loss (wipe-out) following cataract surgery, a British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit (BOSU) study, Eye, ISSN:0950-222X

Serebryanska T, Kam KY, 2018, Rolling out emergency treatment boxes for bacterial endophthalmitis, The Pharmaceutical Journal, ISSN:0031-6873

Kam KYR, Muhundhakumar D, Barton K, et al., 2018, Re: Lim et al.: XEN implant-related endophthalmitis (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:209)., Ophthalmology, Vol:125

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