Cypriot ophthalmologist, vitreous-retinal surgeon, Dr. Theodoros Potamitis, was invited and appointed College Examiner by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists examination committee, according to a press release by the Pantheo Ophthalmic Center.
It is noted that the organising committee of the exams had suggested Potamitis to participate as an examiner.
The exams take place three times per year and constitute the final part of the training of a doctor specialising in ophthalmology. Doctors from the United Kingdom and other parts of the world undertake this exam in order to become specialist ophthalmologists.
It added that the Royal College of Ophthalmology examinations are the pinnacle of ophthalmological training and are considered one the toughest and most testing exams worldwide.
He received his medical qualification from Leicester University, UK in 1987. I then trained in ophthalmology in Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, UK.He was appointed Lecturer in ophthalmology at the University of Birmingham, UK in 1995. In 1998 He was one of the co founders of Pantheo Eye Centre in Limassol where I currently work as a consultant vitreo-retinal specialist. In addition he is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology for St George’s University of London Medical School, at the University of Nicosia.