Mr Gerard Reid

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Mr Gerard Reid, MB BCh, BAO, MSc, FRCOphth, is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in cataract surgery, glaucoma (medical and surgical management) and inflammatory eye disease. 

He graduated from medical school in Queens University Belfast and completed a master’s degree (Ophthalmology, Retina) in University College London. 

He completed his ophthalmology specialty training in the Northern Ireland, before completing a further two competitive international fellowships. The first was a fellowship in Uveitis at Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney Australia managing complex ocular inflammatory conditions including surgical management of complications such as complex cataract surgery and secondary glaucoma. Following this he completed a second fellowship in Birmingham and Midlands Eye Centre, Birmingham, UK, managing complex glaucoma and cases with a range of surgical techniques, including trabeculectomy, aqueous shunt implant surgery and MIGS (Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery). 

Gerard became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2021 and was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Belfast Health and Social Care Trust in 2023. 

Mr Reid maintains an interest in research and teaching in the areas of uveitis, glaucoma and surgical techniques and regularly publishes his work in peer-reviewed journals as well as taking up invitation to speak national and international conferences.