Teaching and Research


Mr Williams is passionate about teaching and is an honorary clinical senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham.  He is an associate of the higher education academy, having been a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham 2012-2014.  He has been a senior academy tutor for 4th year medical students for the University of Birmingham 2018-2021.  He also teaches postgraduate ophthalmologists at all levels, including as a tutor for the acclaimed University of Ulster postgraduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery.

He speaks widely to audiences in the UK and abroad and is a reviewer for numerous ophthalmic and scientific journals.

Invited Speaker (last 5 years)

  • _ _ 25th February 2021

    The Happy Patient: Improving Outcomes in Dry Eye

    Thea Online Webinar

  • _ _ 27th January 2021

    Cicatricial Conjunctivitis

    South West online corneal teaching

  • _ _ 4th December 2020

    Modern Management of Dry Eye

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Primary Care Seminar, London

  • _ _ 8th June 2020

    Microbial Keratitis

    Wolverhampton LOC Virtual Meeting

  • _ _ 7th March 2020

    Evidence Based Management of Herpetic Keratitis

    Thea Cornea Day V Birmingham

  • _ _ 1st March 2020

    Corneal Cataract Surgery

    Worcestershire LOC Meeting, Sixways Stadium Worcester

  • _ _ 7th February 2020

    Cicatricial Conjunctivitis

    Thea Symposium, Vanajanlinna Mansion, Finland

  • _ _ 10th November 2019

    Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis

    Wales Cornea Meeting, Chepstow

  • _ _ 23rd October 2019

    Dry Eye: Re-thinking a common issue

    Thea Dry Eye Symposium, Raddisson Blu Dublin

  • _ _ 11th July 2019

    Keratoconus Management

    Herefordshire Departmental Meeting, The County Hospital, Hereford

  • _ _ 26th April 2019

    Private Practice: New Consultant Perspective

    Exeter Regional Teaching, Royal Exeter Hospital

  • _ _ 12th March 2019

    Indications for Corneal Transplantation

    Optometry Training Event, Spire South Bank Hospital, Worcester

  • _ _ 23rd November 2018

    Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

    Wales Cornea Meeting, Chepstow

  • _ _ 25th May 2018

    Modern Cataract Surgery

    Worcestershire Glaucoma Support Group Public Forum, Worcester Royal Hospital, Worcester

  • _ _ 3rd Mar 2018

    Herpes Simplex Keratitis

    Thea Cornea Day III. Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham

  • _ _ 1st Dec 2017

    Ocular Surface Healing

    MCLOSA 2017, Gloucester Millennium Hotel, London

  • _ _ 4th Feb 2017

    The Management of Ocular Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Thea Cornea Day II

    Think Tank at Millenium Point, Birmingham


External Research Links:

Geraint undertook his Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of Birmingham (Immunoregulation of Acquired Ocular Immunobullous Disease), gaining his PhD in 2012.

He subsequently worked as a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham from 2012 to 2014.  He combined this role with fellowship training in cornea and external disease.  While undertaking his clinical fellowship at the Singapore National Eye Centre (2014-2015), he worked with Prof Jod Mehta at the Singapore Eye Research Institute.  His research focused on the role of lasers in improving outcomes in cataract and corneal surgery.

For more information, please visit: www.birmingham.ac.uk/geraint-williams and review the publications page.

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NHS Patients

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Private Patients

inc Hereford Vision Surgical Group

  •    Spire - 01905 362033
  •    Spire South Bank Hospital
  •    The Spire Clinic, Droitwich Spa
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