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Welcome to iSurgeon

The #1 Ophthalmology ST1 Interview Course 

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

We have an exceptional 75% success rate over the last 3 years, with top 10 scoring candidates and others gaining jobs across the UK in London, KSS, Birmingham and Manchester

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2023 Interview Course

Taking bookings NOW!

The Royal College of Ophthalmolgists have released information for the 2023 admissions process. The interview (or online assessment) will be carried out virtually, and so our course will mirror this format. We have two dates:

- Saturday 4th February 

- Sunday 5th February 

Tickets are already selling fast and we have limlted capacity, so please book early!

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New Courses and Schedules Announced

September 24th, 2023

The #1 interview course is back again for a 4th year running! Watch this space, course dates will be annouced soon. As more information about the interviews are released by the Royal College, we will ensure our course reflects the exact 2023 format, whether in person or virtual. Dates will be around January / February, with tickets to be made available soon.

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Outline of your Day*

8:45 - 9:00 Arrival & Registration 

9:00 - 9:30 Introduction 

9:30 - 10:30 Communication Skills Lecture

10:30 - 11:15 Mock One

11:15 - 12:00 Mock Two

12:00 - 13:00 Portfolio Review & Lunch

13:00 - 13:45 Mock Three

13:45 - 14:00 Debrief
14:00 - 15:00 Clinical Scenarios
15:00 - 15:15 Closing Remarks 

*Subject to change to reflect new 2023 interview process

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Mock Interview

Three 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 current London trainees

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

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iSurgeon Network

16 Official Trainee Ambassadors and Counting!

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Dr Ibtesham Hossain (Co-Founder)

ST3 Ophthalmology Specialist Trainee, London (Moorfields)

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, obtaining he's first choice training post in London.


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Thank you so much for such an excellent course. This course was run really well, compared to other similar courses I have attended recently. Such a nice group of instructors that genuinely seem to care and want to help us improve, with really useful tips!

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Cancellation Policy

Last Updated 08/11/2020

Cancellation one month BEFORE the day of course at 23:59: Full refund 

Cancellation anytime AFTER this: 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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