Mr Simon Kelly

Consultant Ophthalmologist - Ophthalmology - Eye Unit

Telephone Number: 01204 390694

Professional Background

Educated at National University of Ireland (Galway) Simon Kelly undertook higher surgical training at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital including a Retinal Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Mr Kelly was appointed as a consultant at the Trust in 1991 and established the Bolton Eye Unit.

Special Interests and Research

He is research active with over 80 peer reviewed publications. His professional interests include patient safety and clinical litigation. He Chairs the Local Negotiating Committee (LNC). Twitter handle: @eye_kelly


Mr Simon Kelly has had over 50 publications on ophthalmic matters.

Mr Simon Kelly works in the following services:


The Eye Unit (Ophthalmology) is a recognised centre of excellence offering patient centred care to the population of Bolton, Salford and surrounding areas. We specialise in assessing, diagnosing and treating all aspects of adult  and children’s eye problems and we are widely regarded as one of the leading NHS ophthalmic departments in England.

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