Murtuza Mookhtiar                                    Consultant Eye Surgeon


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Mr Murtuza Mookhtiar

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon



Murtuza Mookhtiar is a NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist and the Lead Clinician for Surgical Retina Services at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  


  • Consultant Ophthalmologist ,Cataract and Vitreoretinal surgeon
  • Honorary Lecture University of Leeds School of Medicine
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists Council Yorkshire Representative: (2014 to date)
    • (Professional standards committee)


Mr Mookhtiar spent his early years in Wales and after graduating from the University of Bristol in 2001, he gained considerable experience in Ophthalmology training at numerous hospitals in Kent and Yorkshire including working in Leeds and Bradford for 2 years whilst completing his specialist training in surgical retina. Mr Mookhtiar also spent 1 year training in Ophthalmic Public Health at the University of Leeds.


Mr Mookhtiar has been a consultant Ophthalmologist in Bradford and Airedale since 2014, he has a special interest in cataract surgery including an expertise in complex cataract surgery. He also has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery and offers state-of-the-art sutureless vitrectomy surgery for a range of retinal disorders such as, macular holes, retinal detachments and diabetic retinopathy. 




Membership of societies, bodies etc

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK
  • Member of the British and Eire Vitreoretinal Society (BEAVRS)
  • Member North Of England Ophthalmological Society
  • Member Yorkshire Retinal Society
  • Member of British Medical Association



Mr Mookhtiar enjoys Formula one racing and also playing golf. He is the trustee of a local community charity, involved in supplementary school teaching of young people in Bradford.

He is also a trustee of the Bradford and Airedale Eye Sight Trust. (

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