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Mr Roger Baer

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Roger Baer is a Consultant Eye Surgeon at Sulis Hospital Bath. He has over 25 years' experience in the speciality.

Roger Baer completed general medical training at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington before training as an eye surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. (Moorfields is the largest eyecare centre in the world with an international reputation for clinical and research excellence) In 1995 he worked in Cape Town as a clinical fellow prior to taking up his Consultant post in Bath the following year.

His NHS practice is based at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) in Bath. He sees private patients at Sulis Hospital Bath, a newly built ‘state of the art’ hospital situated just outside the city.

His areas of expertise include cataract surgery and the management of glaucoma.

Mr Baer has performed over 15,000 of these operations since 1987. He has a particular interest in ‘premium’ lens implants such as toric implants to correct astigmatism and multifocal lenses which enable distance and near vision to be corrected simultaneously.

He runs the glaucoma service at the Sulis Hospital and the RUH and is the only surgeon in the Bath area performing glaucoma surgery.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.


  • Astigmatism assessment

  • Cataract removal surgery

  • Cataract surgery

  • General ophthalmology

  • Glaucoma surgery

  • Long-sightedness

  • Posterior capsule opacification

  • Presbyopia treatment

  • Refractive lens surgery

  • Short-sightedness

  • Yag laser capsulotomy

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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.