Mr Simon Kelly

Consultant Ophthalmologist - Ophthalmology - Eye Unit

Telephone Number: 01204 390694

Professional Background

Mr Simon Kelly joined Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in 1991.

His qualifications include: FRCOphth, FRCSEd, FEBO

Mr Kelly is Chairman of the Quality and Safety Sub-Committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and he has been elected to the Council of Governors at the Trust on behalf of medical staff.

Special Interests and Research

Mr Kelly's special interests include:
- Medical retinal disorders
- Cataract surgery
- Investigation of retinal disorders with OCT scanning and retinal angiography
- Retinal laser treatment for adults and for infants with retinopathy of prematurity
- Treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with injections of lucentis


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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