Prof Saurabh Jain


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Prof Saurabh Jain is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Trust and honorary consultant at UCLH.Β He is an honorary associate professor at UCL and the academic lead for year two MBBS and senior personal tutor for UCL medical school. He has a special interest in adult strabismus, paediatric ophthalmology, and cataract surgery.Β 

He is committed to teaching and training and has mentored several residents and fellows over the years. He has a keen research interest in strabismus and ocular motility and has authored multiple research papers, textbook chapters, and books. He regularly presents his research at meetings worldwide and has given several invited lectures. 

He is the senior international examiner for the royal college of ophthalmologists (RCOphth) and also examines for the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO). He is a council member of the European Strabismus Association (ESA) and sits on the research and adult strabismus committees of the American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

He is involved in running a busy full time clinical service at the Royal Free Hospital, Whittington Hospital, and UCLH, which includes clinical work, training junior surgeons and allied clinical professionals, research, and educational activities.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital


  • Ophthalmology

Special interests

  • General ophthalmology
  • Paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
  • Cataract surgery

Prof Saurabh Jain, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London