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Welcome to iSurgeon

Securing your training post in Ophthalmology

At iSurgeon, we provide the most robust interview course devised by successful trainees to help prospective Ophthalmologists secure their ST1 job in the UK

90% success rate in the most recent (2020) ST1 application round, with our candidates gaining top jobs across the UK in London, KSS, Birmingham and Manchester.


Book 2021 Course (New Format)

Now taking bookings for our 2021 ST1 Interview Course to take place on the 16th & 17th of January 2021 at the Western Eye Hospital

The interview process for 2021 has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and now will be an online assessment. At iSurgeon we will do our utmost to ensure the course is reflective of this new interview process


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Change in Interview Format

October 20th, 2020

The interview structure has been revamped for 2021. Please check the Severn Deanary website for more information. We will be adapted our course to reflect this new format

2021 Courses *NEW*

October 15, 2020

We are now taking bookings for our 2021 course in London that will take place in the Western Eye Hospital in Marylebone. Limited spaces so book now

We're Expanding!

August 31st, 2020

The huge success of last years event was undeniable, and the demand has seen us grow into two new cities for 2021 - Birmingham & Cardiff. Watch this space!

COVID-19 Response

June 5th, 2020

We did not want those interested in ophthalmology to be disadvantaged by restrictions due to the pandemic and so we are now offering FREE telephone consultations - book a drop-in session now!


February 26th, 2020

We're proud to announce that 90% of our candidates were successful in their application for this year including 5 securing top London jobs. Other posts gained in KSS, Yorkshire, Manchester and more!

More Courses

January 21st, 2020

After popular demand, iSurgeon will be expanding and hosting course for medical students and FY1s in the autumn of 2020. Watch this space!

2020 ST1 Interview Course Success

January 20, 2020

Our first events of the year were a huge success with both days being sold out, attracting candidates from all over the country. The feedback was 100% positive. We wish all the candidates the best of luck in the real interview in February!

Collaboration with STOIC

December 6th, 2019

Officially collaborating with Mr Marcus Posner (Consultant Ophthalmologist) &  STOIC (interviews course organisers for ophthalmology for over half a decade) to bring you the best course for 2020!



Outline of your Day*

8:30 - 9:00 Arrival & Registration 

9:00 - 9:30 Introduction 

9:45 - 11:45 Mock One

11:45 - 12:30 Lunch (Included)

12:30 - 14:30 Mock Two 

14:45 - 15:45 Portfolio Review

15:45 - 16:45 Lectures

16:45 - 17:00 Concluding remarks 

*Subject to change to reflect new 2021 interview process



Mock Interview

Two full mock interviews based on the latest format by RCOphth

Portfolio Review

One-to-one in depth feedback on every section of your portfolio


High yield lectures covering A-Z of common scenarios


Organised by trainees successful in 2019 application round

Expert Examiners

Our examiners are current ophthalmology trainees (ST1-ST7)


All candidates will be provided with a certificate of completion

Western Eye Hospital

Based at one of the most recognized Eye Institutes in the world

Competitive Price

All inclusive course fee, and legible for foundation trainee study budget


Meet the Team

Here to Help You Grow

Dr Ibtesham Hossain

ST1 Ophthalmology Specialist Trainee, London (North Thames)

Dr Hossain graduated from Imperial College London in 2017. He was awarded triple distinction for his MBBS as well as a First Class Honours in Pharmacology (BSc). He successfully completed his foundation training in 2019, and was successful in securing an ST1 post on his first attempt, ranking within the top 15 in the country.

Dr Omer Jamall

ST1 Ophthalmology Specialist Trainee, London (North Thames)

Dr Omer Jamall graduated from Imperial College London in 2017. He was awarded an MBBS as well as a First Class Honours with a national prize in Endocrinology (BSc). He successfully completed his foundation training in 2019, and was successful in securing an ST1 post on his first attempt, ranking within the top 15 in the country as well.


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It was fantastic and I came away feeling much more prepared than before

Simrun Virdee - FY2 (Cambridge)

Get in Touch

Western Eye Hospital, 153-173 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5QH

+44 7903 251 057


Cancellation Policy

Last Updated 08/11/2019

Cancellation BEFORE 18/12/2019 23:59: Full refund 

Cancellation AFTER 19/12/2019 00:00: no refund unless we are able to replace you, in which case we will offer a full refund 

Please note that if you are unable to attend on the day for any reason, you will not be entitled to any refund.

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