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Mr Duncan Leadbetter

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Mr Leadbetter is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Sulis Hospital, Bath, specialising in the treatment of cataract and glaucoma. He is a highly experienced cataract and glaucoma surgeon.

He studied Medicine at Imperial College London, intercalating with a BSc in Surgery and Anaesthesia.

After medical foundation training in London, Mr Leadbetter undertook his general ophthalmology training in the South West, with his senior registrar years at The Bristol Eye Hospital.

He then completed a fellowship in Glaucoma at The Bristol Eye Hospital mastering complex glaucoma management and surgical treatments including Trabeculectomy, Deep Sclerectomy and Tube implants.

For his NHS practice, Mr Leadbetter holds the position of Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at The Royal United Hospital, Bath, where he runs the glaucoma service.


  • Cataract surgery

  • Cataract removal surgery

  • Astigmatism assessment

  • Eyelid cyst removal

  • Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma surgery

  • Presbyopia treatment

  • Refractive lens surgery

  • Short-sightedness

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Additional information about Mr Duncan Leadbetter

Outside of work, Mr Leadbetter likes nothing more than to spend time outdoors with this young family. He enjoys trekking, cycling, surfing, skiing and racquet sports.

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal United Hospital, Bath
  • Glaucoma service lead, Royal United Hospital, Bath


Glaucoma, cataract surgery including high volume lists and complex cases

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of United Kingdom & Ireland Glaucoma Society

Member of United Kingdom Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

Member of Medical Protection Society

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right hand side.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.