Geraint graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine (UWCM), Cardiff in 2002 after undertaking a BSc in Medical Genetics in 2001. He commenced his ophthalmic training in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital and completed his basic specialist training in the Oxford deanery while gaining membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2005. He took up a position as a Specialist Registrar in the West Midlands in 2006 before securing a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship in 2008.
He completed his PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2012. Geraint’s work into blinding ocular surface scarring diseases has been recognised with an Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology international travel grant, a Midland Ophthalmological Society centenary meeting junior ophthalmologists prize in 2012 and the Fight for Sight Award in 2013 for best research. He has also been an invited speaker at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists showcase session and academic ophthalmology & translational research session at their annual congress.
Geraint was appointed as an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology in 2012. He completed his advanced subspecialty training opportunity in cornea and external disease at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and continued his senior anterior segment training at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was trained in advanced corneal and cataract and refractive surgery at the Singapore National Eye Centre from 2014 to 2015. He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologist at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in 2016.