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Mr Tyagi performimg the first 3D assisted eye operation in United Kingdom


Mr Tyagi is an internationally renowned surgeon and has been performing eye surgery for over 30 years. He is highly regarded by his colleagues for his clinical and surgical skills and has performed thousands of eye surgeries, including complex surgeries for patients referred by my colleagues. He has always been at the cutting edge of eye surgery and he was the first surgeon in UK to perform eye surgery using the 3D platform. This platform is now gaining popularity amongst the UK surgeons. Following an observership at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore in 2001 to study new surgical techniques he was one of the early surgeons in the UK to perform complex surgeries such as macular translocations for age related macular degeneration.

Mr Tyagi started his training in Ophthalmology in 1987 at Goa Medical College, India and successfully obtained his postgraduate qualification. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 1994. After completing his Registrar training in Ophthalmology at The Birmingham & Midlands Eye Centre (BMEC) he did a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Mr Tyagi is a senior eye surgeon at the BMEC and the Midlands, and was appointed as Consultant Ophthalmologist in 2001. This is university teaching hospital and the second largest eye hospital in UK. He trains surgeons from across the world in vitreoretinal surgery and is referred patients from across the country. He has presented at international conferences, published research papers in prestigious medical journals and has led clinical trials a chief/principal investigator.

Mr Tyagi is also a senior clinical manager at his NHS hospital and has held many managerial posts over the past many years. He is presently the Group Director for all of the Surgical services at Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. He obtained his MBA with Distinction from the Aston Business School in 2010 and is very proud of being awarded the first prize for his dissertation. He is a keen cricketer and continues to play for his hospital team. His other interests include golf and travelling to learn about different cultures and history.


Mr Tyagi has a keen interest in clinical research and has supervised research Fellows and led clinical trials. He has published 22 scientific papers in prestigious peer reviewed journals. He has also lead as chief investigator for UK ( 1 clinical trial) and as Principal investigator for another 2 trials. He also assists his Academic Unit in laboratory research by providing intraocular tissue for their ethically approved research studies.

Training and Education

Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre (BMEC) was established in 1823 as a specialist eye clinic and is presently the second largest eye hospital in UK. It is a University teaching hospital and also a referral centre for complex eye conditions. 

Mr Tyagi is involved in training junior doctors in general ophthalmology and senior doctors/Fellows in vitreoretinal surgery. He has trained over 40 Vitreoretinal surgeons from UK and overseas, who are now practising as Consultants in their countries. He has also taught retinal surgery

techniques at national and international meetings including the American Academy of Ophthalmologists. 

Mr Tyagi is regularly invited at conferences for taks/presentations  related to ophthalmology and NHS management.

  • General Medical Council registration number: 4245278

  • Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow for Fellowship examinations in Ophthalmology, in UK and overseas

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