sherry thomas

Mr Shery Thomas


consultant ophthalmic surgeon

Mr Shery Thomas is a leading consultant
ophthalmologist undertaking both NHS
and private work from state-of-the-art
facilities in Nottingham.



FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2011

PhD University of Leicester, Leicester 2010

FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2001

DNB National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 1998

Master of Surgery - Ophthalmology University of Bombay 1998

MBBS St Johns Medical College, Bangalore 1994

Affiliations / memberships:

General Medical Council, UK – GMC Number – 5199156

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

British Medical Association

British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club (BINOC)

British & Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Association (BIPOSA)

American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

UK Retinopathy of Prematurity Special Interest Group

Fellowship training: 

Eye movement disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics: University of Leicester: 2004-2006

Paediatric Ophthalmology: Moorfields Eye Hospital, London: 2010

Neuro-Ophthalmology: Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham: 2011


27: Can we reduce the burden of the current UK guidelines for retinopathy of prematurity screening?

Adams GGW, Williams C, Modi N, Xing W, Bunce C; UK Retinopathy of Prematurity Special Interest Group, Dahlmann-Noor A.

Eye (Lond). 2018 Feb;32(2):235-237.

26: A case of Phoma fungal keratitis in a contact lens user.
Kumar P, Thomas S, Papagiannuli E, Hardman SC, Jenkins D, Prydal J.

JRSM Open. 2015 Mar 18;6(3):2054270415577760.


25: Abnormal retinal development associated with FRMD7 mutations.

Thomas MG, Crosier M, Lindsay S, Kumar A, Araki M, Leroy BP, McLean RJ, Sheth V, Maconachie G, Thomas S, Moore AT, Gottlob I.

Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Aug 1;23(15):4086-93.


24: Autosomal-dominant nystagmus, foveal hypoplasia and presenile cataract associated with a novel PAX6 mutation.

Thomas S, Thomas MG, Andrews C, Chan WM, Proudlock FA, McLean RJ, Pradeep A, Engle EC, Gottlob I.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Mar;22(3):344-9.


23: Intensive cataract training: a novel approach.

Baxter JM, Lee R, Sharp JA, Foss AJ; Intensive Cataract Training Study Group.

Eye (Lond). 2013 Jun;27(6):742-6.


22: Structural grading of foveal hypoplasia using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography a predictor of visual acuity?

Thomas MG, Kumar A, Mohammad S, Proudlock FA, Engle EC, Andrews C, Chan WM, Thomas S, Gottlob I.

Ophthalmology. 2011 Aug;118(8):1653-60.

21: The clinical and molecular genetic features of idiopathic infantile periodic alternating nystagmus.

Thomas MG, Crosier M, Lindsay S, Kumar A, Thomas S, Araki M, Talbot CJ, McLean RJ, Surendran M, Taylor K, Leroy BP, Moore AT, Hunter DG, Hertle RW, Tarpey P, Langmann A, Lindner S, Brandner M, Gottlob I.

Brain. 2011 Mar;134(Pt 3):892-902

20: Clinical and oculomotor characteristics of albinism compared to FRMD7 associated infantile nystagmus.

Kumar A, Gottlob I, McLean RJ, Thomas S, Thomas MG, Proudlock FA.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Apr 8;52(5):2306-13.

19: The prevalence of nystagmus: The Leicestershire nystagmus surveySarvananthan N, Surendran M, Roberts E, Jain S, Thomas S, Shah N, Proudlock FA, Thompson JR, McLean RJ, Degg C, Woodruff G, Gottlob IInvest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 May 20 [Epub ahead of print]

18: Treatment of acquired periodic alternating nystagmus with memantineKumar A, Thomas S, McLean R, Proudlock FA, Roberts E, Gottlob I.Clin Neuropharmacol. 2009; 32(2):109-10

17: FRMD7-Related Infantile Nystagmus. GeneReviews at GeneTests: Medical Genetics Information Resource (database online). Copyright, University of Washington, Seattle. 1997-2009. Available at Accessed [07.08.2009].

Thomas MG, Thomas S, Kumar A, Proudlock FA, Gottlob I

16: Reduction of congenital nystagmus in a patient after smoking cannabis

Pradeep A, Thomas S, Roberts EO, Proudlock FA, Gottlob I

Strabismus. 2008; 16(1):29-32


15: Phenotypical characteristics of Idiopathic Infantile Nystagmus with and without mutations in FRMD7

Thomas S, Proudlock FA, Sarvananthan N, Roberts EO, Awan M, McLean R, Surendran M, Kumar ASA, Farooq SJ, Degg C, Gale RP, Reinecke RD, Woodruff G, Langmann A, Lindner S, Jain S, Tarpey P, Raymond FL, Gottlob I.

Brain 2008; 131(Pt 5):1259-67

14: Cocaine induced Retinal Infarction

Rahman W, Thomas S, Wiselka M, Bibby K

Br J Ophthalmol 2008; 92(1): 150-151

13: Congenital nystagmus: Randomized, controlled, double-masked trial of memantine/gabapentin

R McLean, F Proudlock, S Thomas, C Degg, I Gottlob

Ann Neurol 2007; 61(2): 130-138

12: Mutations in FRMD7, a newly identified member of the FERM family, cause X-linked idiopathic congenital nystagmus

Thomas S#, Tarpey P#, Sarvananthan N, Mallya U, Lisgo S, Talbot CJ, Roberts EO, Awan M, Surendran M, McLean RJ, Reinecke RD, Langmann A, Lindner S, Koch M, Jain S, Woodruff G, Gale RP, Degg C, Droutsas K, Asproudis I, Zubcov AA, Pieh C, Veal CD, Machado RD, Backhouse OC, Baumber L, Constantinescu CS, Brodsky MC, Hunter DG, Hertle RW, Read RJ, Edkins S, O'Meara S, Parker A, Stevens C, Teague J, Wooster R, Futreal PA, Trembath RC, Stratton MR, Raymond FL, Gottlob I.

# These authors contributed equally to this work

Nat Genet. 2006 Nov; 38(11):1242-4

11: The effects of gabapentin and memantine in acquired and congenital nystagmus-A retrospective study

Thomas S, Proudlock FA, McLean RJ, Sarvananthan N, Gottlob I

Br J Ophthalmol 2006; 90: 839-843

10: Syphilis presenting as acute multifocal placoid chorio-retinitis

Thomas S, Wilselka M, Dhar J, Bibby K

J R Soc Med 2006; 99: 371-372

9: Vertical deviation exacerbated by convergence and accommodationThomas S, Farooq SJ, Proudlock FA, Gottlob I

Br J Ophthalmol 2005; 89: 1371-1372


8: Stiff Persons syndrome with eye movement abnormality, myasthenia gravis and Thymoma

Thomas S, Critchley P, Lawden M, Farooq S, Constantinescu CS, Gottlob I

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2005;76:141-9

7: Optic nerve sheath fenestration for intracranial hypertension associated with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Thomas S, Tan J, Lawden M, Sampath R

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2004 Jul; 20(4): 325-7

6: Ocular manifestations of mosaic trisomy 22: case report and review of the literature.

Thomas S, Parker M, Tan J, Duckett D, Woodruff G

Ophthalmic Genetics 2004 Mar; 25(1): 53-6

5: Severe hyponatraemia- An unusual complication caused by a single intravenous injection of acetazolamide and review of the literature

Thomas S, Tesha PE, Goulstine DB

CME Ophthalmology 2003; 7(1): 16-17

4: Solar Retinopathy in a patient with bipolar affective disorder and subsequent visual improvement following cessation of sun gazing.

Thomas S, Mohammed Q, Tanner V

Eye News 2003; 9:57

3: Transpupillary thermotherapy in the management of choroidal neovascular membrane

Thomas S, Chen S, Kheterpal S

Experimental Eye Research (Abstract) published in 2002; 72. S2:73

2: Lipemia Retinalis in a case of Juvenile Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Jain SS, Thomas S, Motwane SA

Indian J Ophthalmol 1999; 47(3):192-193

1: Malignant Melanoma of Ciliary body- a case report

Jain SS, Thomas S, Motwane SA.

Indian J Ophthalmol 1999; 47(4):9-11


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