Qualifications: MBChB; FRCOphth; MPH

Murtuza graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Bristol in 2001. He then gained considerable experience in ophthalmology training at numerous hospitals in Kent and Yorkshire and attaining a fellowship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2013, as well as training in Ophthalmic Public Health at the University of Leeds where he obtained a masters in Public Health in 2016.

He joined Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2014 and now specialises in diseases affecting the retina. He has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery – any operation to treat eye problems involving the retina, macula, and vitreous fluid.

He offers state-of-the-art suture-less vitrectomy surgery (surgery to remove the vitreous gel from the middle of the eye) for a range of retinal disorders such as macular holes, retinal detachments and diabetic retinopathy.

He also has an interest in complex cataract surgery.  He is the Trust’s lead clinician for retinal surgery.