Mr Jonathan Norris MBChB, FRCOphth, MSc (Oxon) is the Lead Consultant for Oculoplastic surgery based at the Oxford Eye Hospital (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust). He also practices at the Nuffield Manor Hospital in Oxford, Stratum Clinics Oxford and BMI The Ridgeway Swindon. His specialist interest involves eyelid surgery, cosmetic surgery, lacrimal (tear duct) and orbital (eye socket) surgery.
Mr Norris graduated in 2000 from Leeds University, before undergoing core ophthalmology training in Yorkshire. He won the Tomlin Prize in Ophthalmology and the Newham Prize in physiology as an undergraduate coming top in his year in these subjects. He went on to gain fellowship experience both at St James’s Hospital in Leeds (Europe’s largest teaching hospital) and at the prestigious Corneo-Plastic unit in East Grinstead. Mr Norris is a member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and now sits on the BOPSS Executive Committee. Mr Norris joined the Editorial Board of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology as an Orbital & Oculoplastics Section Editor (2019-21) and is currently Oculoplastic Section Editor for the journal Eye. In January 2022 Mr Norris was awarded a prestigious Bronze National Clinical Excellence Award for services to the NHS.
Mr Norris has an interest in training junior eye surgeons and was previously College Tutor at the Oxford Eye Hospital for six years before being appointed Training Programme Director for the Thames Valley Deanery in 2020. This involves assisting the in the management of trainees in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. He is a current Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for which he is also an Examiner. Mr Norris is the Director of an international Fellowship programme at the Oxford Eye Hospital in oculoplastic and orbital surgery and has trained Fellows from countries including Israel, New Zealand, Australia, Poland and Belgium.
In 2012 Mr Norris was awarded one of ten national Fellowships with the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). In 2017 he completed an MSc in Surgical Science and Practice at The University of Oxford, passing with distinction during which time he was awarded a Department for Continuing Education Scholarship. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at The University of Oxford. Mr Norris has published over 80 papers in his field winning two national prizes for publications he co-authored.
Mr Norris has worked as a Trustee for the Madagascan Organisation for Saving Sight (MOSS) and has taken part in two trips as a member of Overseas Partnering and Training Initiative (OPTIN). This is a linkage programme between Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and government hospitals in Madagascar.