Robert Purbrick

MBChB(Hons), FRCOphth

Robert Purbrick is a Consultant Ophthalmologist based in Brighton. He works as an NHS Consultant at Sussex Eye Hospital, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, where he is Clinical Lead for the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme and has subspecialty expertise in Medical Retina. He qualified from Liverpool Medical School in 2004 and carried out his postgraduate Ophthalmology training in London, Liverpool and Oxford.

Robert practises general ophthalmology with a special interest in cataract surgery and the management of retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic eye disease, retinal vascular occlusions, and central serous retinopathy (CSR).


Diagnosis and management of a broad range of eye conditions.

Subspecialty interest in cataract surgery and retinal diseases.

Practical procedures including:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Retinal laser
  • YAG laser
  • Eyelid cyst removal


Robert is an NHS Consultant at Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton. He sees private patients at the following locations:

Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital

Warren Road, Brighton, BN2 6DX

Weekly clinics on Wednesday mornings

Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital

Burrell Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1UD

Weekly clinics on Monday mornings

Sussex Eye Hospital

Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BF

Ad hoc clinic appointments by arrangement


Robert is a recognised specialist for all the major insurance providers, including:


For appointments and enquiries, please call 01273 782500.

Alternatively, please send an email to or use the form below.

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Postal address: The Loose Boxes, Phillips Lane, Stratford-Sub-Castle, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3YR