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The Team

The faces behind the course

Get to know the team & faculty.

Saul Rajak PhD FRCOphth

Saul is a consultant ophthalmologist in Brighton, UK. His training was undertaken in London, Brighton and Adelaide.

Tony McGilligan

Tony is a consultant rhinologist in Brighton, UK. Training in London, and fellowship training in Massachusetts, USA and the Royal Marsden, UK.

Huw Oliphant

Huw is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon at Hospitals Sussex, Brighton. His fellowship training was in Brighton and then Newcastle.

Saj Ataullah

Saj is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Manchester, UK. He trained in Manchester, and Auckland, New Zealand.

Professor Dinesh Selva

Appointed to Foundation Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Adelaide in 2004. Prof Selva underwent fellowship training in Vancouver, and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Hiba Al Reefy, ENT, Bahrain

Hiba is the medical director at Awali Hospital in Bahrain, and previously head of ENT at King Hamad University Hospital. Hiba also has a practice at Princess Grace Hospital, London.

Philippe Bowles

Philippe is a consultant ENT surgeon at University Hospitals Sussex. His rhinology training was undertaken in London and Brighton.

Lucy Clarke

Lucy is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Newcastle Upon Tyne. She underwent fellowship training in Newcastle, Nottingham and Manchester.

David Curragh

David is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He underwent training in Northern Ireland and Adelaide, Australia.

Daniel Ezra

Dan is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He underwent fellowship training in Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and a national aesthetic/reconstructive interface fellowship in Nottingham, UK.

Valeria Juniat

Val is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon at University Hospitals Sussex. She underwent fellowship training in Brighton, UK and then Adelaide, Australia

Tom Betts

Tom is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales. He undertook his subspecialty training in New Zealand.

Natasha Choudhury

Natasha is a consultant ENT surgeon. She completed her surgical training in London, including at Barts and The Royal London Hospitals, Charing Cross, Chelsea and Westminster, Royal Brompton, and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.

Paul Drake

Paul is a consultant Plastic Surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. He trained in Scotland and completed fellowships in Chelmsford and East Grinstead.

Nikhil Maini

Nik is a consultant maxillofacial surgeon working at Brighton, East Grinstead and Eastbourne, having trained in the area.

Course Faculty

The course faculty has included…

  • Professor Dinesh Selva: Foundation Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Adelaide and consultant oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgeon
  • Hiba Al Reefy:  medical director at Awali Hospital in Bahrain, and previously head of ENT at King Hamad University Hospital.  Hiba also has a practice at Princess Grace Hospital, London.
  • Saj Ataullah:  consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Manchester, UK and longstanding director of the Manchester Orbital Course.
  • Natasha Choudhury: consultant ENT surgeon, Surrey and Sussex Hospital
  • Lucy Clarke: consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
  • David Curragh: consultant oculoplastic surgeon in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Paul Drake: consultant plastic surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead
  • Daniel Ezra: consultant oculoplastic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
  • Nikhil Maini: consultant maxillofacial surgeon at Brighton, East Grinstead and Eastbourne
  • Raman Malhotra: consultant oculoplastic surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead.
  • Jane Olver: consultant oculoplastic surgeon, Clinca London
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