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The Newmedica Northampton eye health clinic and surgical centre operates from Moulton Park and provides services for both NHS-funded and private patients. The clinic is led by consultant ophthalmologists, Bimal Kumar, Muneer Otri, Julian Robins and Anant Sharma, alongside operational director and Registered Manager, Michelle Mulvaney.

How to find us

By car:
From Northampton
Head north onto the A508. Take the exit signed A5076 (Holly Lodge Drive).
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Red House Road/A5076.
At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Red House Road/A5076.
After 0.2 miles, turn right onto Summerhouse Road. Continue down Summerhouse Road, at the big blue warehouse, turn right onto Anglia Way.
Then take the first left, also called Anglia Way, and Newmedica is on your right. There is plenty of free parking on site.

Please note SAT-NAV’s may find you a quicker route via Kings Park Road off the A5076. It is best to avoid this instruction, as this route will send you through a private road only accessible to Nationwide Building Society staff.

By bus:
Stagecoach bus route 7A will take you to North Road. It is just a minute’s walk to the clinic from the North Road stop. For timetable details please visit www.stagecoachbus.com.

By train:
The nearest train station is Northampton. This is 5 miles away. A taxi can be booked from the train station to bring you to the clinic.
For train times please visit www.thetrainline.com/stations/northampton.

Our ophthalmologists

Mr Kumar completed his MBBS at Sydney University in 1989. He then completed his ophthalmologic at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital before becoming a registrar in St Paul’s Eye Department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital between 1993 – 1995. Mr Kumar then obtained his fellowship in corneoplastics in 1996.

Mr Kumar has particular interests in general ophthalmology and oculoplastics.

Mr Otri graduated from the University of Aleppo, Syria and then completed his core Ophthalmology training in Damascus University Hospital, Syria. Following which he came to the UK in 2007 and completed his PhD degree and clinical research fellowship in Cornea and anterior segment at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, UK in 2011. He then completed another honorary fellowship in Oculoplastic and Orbital surgery in Birmingham Eye Centre, UK. Mr Otri undertook the prestigious Queens Medical Centre glaucoma fellowship training in Nottingham in 2019/2020. After which, he was appointed as a Glaucoma consultant at University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire in 2020.

Mr Muneer has a special interest in Glaucoma and Cataract surgery.

Mr Robins is an experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon specialising in Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgery.

His Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree was earned from the University of Aberdeen before attending the University College London (UCL), Institute of Ophthalmology for his masters degree in Biology of Vision Research. He completed Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) in London, before completing fellowships in both Medical Retina and Vitreo-retinal Surgery at St Thomas’ Hospital London.

I trained as a corneal transplant and cataract surgeon. I currently carry out routine and complicated cataract surgery. As a surgeon with 33 years of experience, I have seen the evolution of cataract surgery and its range of implants including multifocal implants. I enjoy cataract surgery training junior and senior surgeons and have papers regularly published.

I graduated from Cambridge university and obtained the surgical prize.

How do I get referred?

Your optician or GP will discuss the various treatment options available to you and where you can choose to have your treatment. You’ll be able to take the time to decide where you’d like to be treated, and your GP or optician will make the arrangements for your referral.

How to refer

Please follow your local protocol regarding referrals – we accept direct referrals by secure email newmedica.referrals@nhs.net, fax 0207 924 6262 and post. Please call us on the number at the top of this page if you would like any further information about making a referral to Newmedica.

This service is delivered at Newmedica Northampton by Northamptonshire Newmedica Limited, a joint venture partnership company within the Newmedica Group. Northamptonshire Newmedica Limited is registered with the Care Quality Commission, provider number 1-11686421921. Directors: Mr Bimal Kumar, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Mr Muneer Otri, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Mr Julian Robins, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Mr Anant Sharma, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Mrs Michelle Mulvaney, Registered Manager.