About Mr Hove

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon London


Education & Training

Mr Hove graduated with a 1st class degree from the University of Liverpool in 2002. He began his Ophthalmology career in Eastbourne as a Senior House Officer followed by a rotation through St Thomas Foundation University Hospital. Having gained his MRCOphth, he then spent 2.5 years at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a Cataract Research Fellow doing research on multifocal lenses leading to a MD qualification.

His registrar training was on the North Thames Ophthalmology rotation which includes Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed his FRCOphth, gained his Certificate of Completion of Training and is currently on the specialist register.

He did fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital in Medical retina, Cataracts and Eye Casualty. He also worked as a locum consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in both the Cataract and Eye Casualty service before taking up a substantive consultant post at the Western Eye Hospital (Imperial College Hospital). He remained there for 5 years before moving into full time private practice in 2022.

Mr Hove has passed the Royal College Examination in laser and Refractive Surgery in 2017.

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council – Licence to practice
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Fellow
  • United Kingdom Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons – Member
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons – Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons – Member