Meet Our Board of Directors
Mr Nachiketa Acharya
MB BS MD FRCSEd (Ophth)
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Retina Specialist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Nachi completed his ophthalmology specialist training in Birmingham with Medical Retina Fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and Aberdeen. His initial training was at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He has published research in retinal vein occlusion and socio-economics of age-related macular degeneration. He is principal and co-investor in numerous clinical trials for retinal disease and is also currently College Tutor and Educational Supervisor to junior ophthalmologists training in the Yorkshire and Humberside Deanery. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield.
Mr Yashin Ramkissoon
BSc MB BChir PhD MRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Surgical Retina Specialist based at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Yashin graduated with distinction in Medicine as well as a PhD in Genetics from the University of Cambridge in 1997 and completed his ophthalmic specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London where he also undertook Fellowship training in both Vitreo-Retinal Surgery and Medical Retina. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and has co-authored book chapters on Cataract Surgery and Retinal Detachment. He is currently an Educational Supervisor to junior ophthalmologists training in the Yorkshire and Humberside Deanery and is a Microsurgical Skills Faculty Member and Trainer for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and full member of British & Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons.
Meet the rest of our team