Medical qualifications: MD, Fellow European Board of Ophthalmology
GMC number: 6024754
Year of qualification: 1998
Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
Mr Empeslidis is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in Leicester United Kingdom and Honourary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK. He has been trained in Greece and the UK and has a fellowship in Medical Retina and additionally has undertaken further training in uveitis. He is the leading Consultant Ophthalmologist of the busy ARMD service at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and has been awarded the prestigious clinical excellence award from the macula society UK in 2013. Mr Empeslidis is extremely active in research and he is currently the Principal Investigator of several randomised controlled trials in retinal disorders such as ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusions and uveitis. At the Leicester Royal Infirmary there is a fast growing research team of nurses and clinicians. He is actively publishing in peer reviewed journals and has trained over a dozen fellows over the last few years. He has also organised the Leicester OCT course running once a year. Furthermore, he is instrumental in organising a local retina group of retina specialists in the east midlands area of England.