Dr. Francesc March de Ribot is a consultant eye surgeon at the Eye department, University Hospital. He has worked in all areas of ophthalmology for over 16 years. He trained in ophthalmology with a special interest in retina, glaucoma, and complex cataracts. March graduated with a Doctor of Medicine specializing in Ophthalmology with a Master's and Ph.D. in Ophthalmology research. His area of special expertise is in retinal diseases, having spent over 3 years undergoing specific training (commonly referred to as fellowship). Dr. March has also undertaken further 1 year fellowships in both glaucoma and cataract. His fellowship training was in New Zealand, Europe and North America. He has specialist skills in complex cataract surgery, retinal detachment, macular diseases, glaucoma, and treatment of eye injuries. Besides the complexities and technical aspects of eye disease, he is interested in patient safety and quality. He places special emphasis on a warm manner and empathic communication. Dr. March has an interest in the way retinal diseases occur in the population and how medical services can be better organized to deliver the best clinical care, including how to improve the training of doctors. He does research, having published several papers in peer-reviewed journals on various aspects of eye disease. Additionally, he has worked as an investigator in international clinical trials aiming to find improvements to eye treatments. He continually participates in national and international congresses.
Ophthalmology specialties, Retina and Vitreous, Cataract, Glaucoma, New technologies