Mr Jeff Kwartz

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology - Eye Unit, Royal Bolton Hospital

Telephone Number: 01204 390497

Professional Background

Mr Jeff Kwartz qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and went on to continue with his ophthalmic training at St James Eye Hospital, Leeds and the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

In 1994 he received a Fellowship in Cataract Corneal and External Eye Disease from the University of Toronto, Canada.

He joined Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and Hope Hospital in Salford as Consultant Ophthalmologist in 1996 and has been clinical lead since 2006.

Mr Kwartz is a general ophthalmologist as well as sub-specialising in small incision cataract surgery, external eye disease and corneal transplantation.

Qualifications include: CCST (Ophthal) MSc (Epi)

Special Interests and Research

- Medical retina including age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy
- Glaucoma (including glaucoma surgery and use of tubes)
- Lasers for retina and glaucoma
- Cataract surgery

Mr Jeff Kwartz 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.