Brad Bowling, MB ChB, FRCSEd(Ophth), FRCOphth, FRANZCO, grew up in northern England, graduating in medicine from Liverpool University in 1990. He trained in ophthalmology in Liverpool, Cardiff and Oxford, accolades including the Muthusamy Gold Medal for the highest score in the Final Fellowship examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He went on to work as a consultant at teaching hospitals in Buckinghamshire and Blackpool, achieving UK NHS Clinical Excellence Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Posts held include South Buckinghamshire Clinical Lead in Ophthalmology, Chair of the Oxford Deanery Ophthalmology Professional Development Group and Director of the Buckinghamshire Postgraduate Ophthalmology Teaching Programme. Dr. Bowling is an author of research papers in major international journals, including the largest study to date of optometric glaucoma referrals.
Dr. Bowling has co-authored several ophthalmology textbooks, including the seventh edition of Clinical Ophthalmology – A Systematic Approach, which under the original author Dr. Jack Kanski has been an international standard for nearly thirty years, and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology, 3rd Edition. The medical student book Ophthalmology – An Illustrated Colour Text won the prestigious Richard Asher Award of the Society of Authors, and is a recommended text in many medical schools worldwide; it is included in the WHO Standard List for a Vision 2020 Eye Care Service Unit. Dr. Bowling is also an author of Ophthalmology in Focus.
Related Authors: Jack Kanski, MD