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Danny Morrison

Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer

, London

Danny Morrison: Consultant Eye Surgeon in London

Mr Danny Morrison is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College, University of London. His private practice covers the full range of eye problems in children and general ophthalmic conditions, eyelid surgery and oculoplastic surgery in adults. Mr Morrison is based at St Thomas' Hospital, The Portland, The BUPA Cromwell, and near Harley Street. 


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Training and experience

Mr Morrison qualified in medicine from The University of Sheffield in 1990. One of the top students in his year, he was also awarded a first class honours degree.

Choosing to specialise in ophthalmology, Mr Morrison worked at hospitals in Brighton, Leicester and Edinburgh before taking up a post as Senior Specialist Registrar at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Whilst at Moorfields, he completed advanced Fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic surgery, followed by a further Fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology at Great Ormond Street Hospital and King’s College London.

Mr Morrison undertook a period of research into congenital eye malformations with The Department of Health in Scotland resulting in an MD thesis with the University of Edinburgh. Mr Morrison was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2005.

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Specialises in

  • Paediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery
  • Eyelid and orbit disorders in children
  • Ophthalmic plastic surgery
  • Developmental and genetic eye problems in children
  • Clinical genetic eye syndromes
  • General adult ophthalmology

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Clinical interests

As part of The Paediatric Ophthalmology Team and The Eye Team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and The Evelina Children’s Hospital, Mr Morrison sees children with genetic eye disease and clinical genetic syndromes. He also has a particular interest in squints, blocked tear ducts, lid lumps and congenital and acquired ptosis in children. In addition, his practice includes ophthalmic plastic surgery and lacrimal surgery for adult eyelid problems, as well as the treatment and management of general adult eye conditions.

Mr Morrison is a former medical advisor to the Eyeless Trust, a charity that supports children born with severe congenital eye abnormalities. He has featured several times on the BBC’s City Hospital performing squint and oculoplastic surgery.

As a fully trained expert witness, Mr Morrison makes frequent court appearances and is experienced in the preparation of expert medical-legal reports. He has a specialist expertise in Shaken Baby Syndrome and eye-related Non-Accidental Injury.

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Initial consultation fee: £275

Follow-up consultation fee: £220

Mr Danny Morrison offers a range of surgical procedures to correct problems such as:

  • squint
  • blocked tear ducts/watery eye
  • droopy eyelids (ptosis)
  • lumps on or surrounding the eyelids
  • entropion
  • ectropion
  • eyebags.

Most surgery is undertaken as a day case procedure. All children’s surgery is performed under general anaesthetic with a specialist paediatric anaesthetist. Adult surgery may be performed under local or general anaesthetic.

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Research interests

Mr Morrison has published many articles and papers in the field of paediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastics and ocular genetics and has presented his work at international meetings. He is a regular reviewer for leading journals such as Archives of Ophthalmology, The British Journal of Ophthalmology and Eye and is a full member of BOPSS, The British Oculoplastic Surgical Society.

Actively involved in teaching, Mr Morrison is Lead Consultant for Undergraduate Ophthalmology Teaching at St Thomas’ Hospital and a Co-Chairman for Admissions interviews for Guy’s King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School (GKT). He is a regular examiner for GKT.

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Contact Danny Morrison

Mrs Gillian Brooks, Mr Morrison's Executive Personal Assistant, can be called on +44 (0)7548 685538. Contact her for any direct enquiries about Mr Morrison's private clinic.

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Accreditation and admitting rights

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Professional details


BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCOphth (Lond), MD (Edin)

Qualified in 1990 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3441073

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Memberships and associations

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