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Mrs Selina Tomlinson

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Mrs Tomlinson graduated in Medicine and Surgery from Bristol Medical School and trained in London and the South West in Ophthalmic surgery. She holds a BSc degree in Physiological Sciences and a MSc in Genomic Medicine. She completed her Ophthalmic Surgical Training on the prestigious and highly competitive Servern rotation in the Bristol Eye Hospital. She completed internationally recognised fellowships at the Bristol Eye Hospital in Paediatric Ophthalmology with Adult Ocular Motility and Oculoplastic Surgery.

During her training, she has been awarded numerous prizes for research in refractive surgery and quality improvement. She has been invited to present at multiple international and national conferences and is now focusing on ophthalmic training.

Recently, she published a chapter in a medical educational textbook. Mrs Tomlinson is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is a full member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, British and Ireland Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association. She is on the GMC Specialist register for Ophthalmic Surgery and was appointed a NHS substantive Consultant Ophthalmologist in 2023.

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Additional information about Mrs Selina Tomlinson

Mrs Tomlinson enjoys outdoor sports including skiing, open water swimming and hiking. She enjoys travelling, reading and the pursuit of knowledge. She furthermore continues to be inspired by her medical family. Her sister is a Consultant Radiologist and she is married to a Cardiologist.


Cataract surgery

Paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus surgery

Oculoplastic surgery

Research interests:

Patient safety

GMC - General Medical Council

MDU - Medical Defence Union

BIPOSA - British and Ireland Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus


ESCRS - European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

FRCOphth- Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Global Leadership prize for most innovative solution University of Exeter, 2020.

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Travel Bursary Prize, 2020 award for being one of the highest-scoring abstracts in the conference.

Bath Postgraduate Society Research Prize 2018, awarded by the Bath Clinical.

Research Society.

Oscar Reginald Lewis Wilson and Edmund Atkinson Memorial Scholarship.

awarded by Royal College of Physicians 2012 (National).

Medical Women’s Federation Essay Prize 2008: An Experience of Systemic Lupus.

Erythematosus (National).

Cataract surgery complication rate is <1% for posterior capsule rupture, endophthalmitis rate is 0%.

Khan S and Chak M. The 4-Snip Ampullotomy: A New Surgical Technique for Managing Acquired Punctal Stenosis J Ophthalmic S 4(1) 2022 DOI: 10.36959/587/601

Khan S and Atan D: Why can’t I see in the dark?. BMJ Endgames. BMJ 2021 DOI bmj.n1573

Tomlinson J, Khan S, Page G. Incorporating SPACES recommendations to the Covid-19 ward care approach at the Bournemouth Hospital. Clinical Medicine Journal RCP, London 2020 .

Khan S, Jaycock P. Letter to the editor: Prospective Clinical Study of Keratoconus Progression in Patients Awaiting Corneal Cross-linking. Goh et al 2020. Cornea 2020

Tomlinson J, Khan S, Curtis S, James R. Streptococcus sinensis causing infection endocarditis in the Netherlands: our experiences from the UK European Heart Journal- Case reports 2020 10.1093/ehjcr/ytaa177

Khan S and El-Ashry M: Nd-YAG laser for removal of a pupillary membrane. Oxford Medical Case Reports, 2019, 1

Khan S and Chak M: A Rare Presentation of Actinic Keratosis Affecting the Tarsal Conjunctiva and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine, vol. 2018, Article ID 4375354, 4 pages, 2018.

Hasan H, Flockhart S, Quereshi W, Khan S, Ahmed S, Shah N. Intravitreal injections service: a patient experience evaluation. British Jounral of Nursing 2017 26:12, 678-682

Leszkowicz E, Khan S, Ng S, Ved N, Swallow D, Brennan P: Noradrenaline-induced enhancement of oscillatory local field potentials in the mouse accessory olfactory bulb does not depend on disinhibition of mitral cells. European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 35, pp. 1433–1445, 2012 doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08070.