Over 20 years of experience as a consultant eye surgeon in Hereford
He completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital before joining the consultant team at the Victoria Eye Hospital in Hereford in January 2000.
About Mr Scotcher
Stephen’s undergraduate training was at the University of Bristol, where he was awarded a First Class degree in Anatomical Sciences before later qualifying as a doctor in 1987. Mr Scotcher’s ophthalmic training was in Southampton, Birmingham and in Brisbane, Australia.
Mr Scotcher is deeply committed to the provision of medical services in the region. He was clinical director of the Victoria Eye Unit at Hereford County Hospital from 2014 to 2018, and chairman of the Hereford Hospital Consultants’ Committee from 2015 to 2019. He has been secretary of the Herefordshire Medical Society since 2016.
He has a major interest in medical education and in training the next generation of eye surgeons. He was the Training and Programme Director for the West Midlands Postgraduate School of Ophthalmology between 2010 and 2014.
Mr Scotcher is happy to see patients with a wide variety of eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, squints and double vision, and other general ophthalmic conditions. Private consultations and surgery are carried out at the Nuffield Health Hereford hospital.