Meet the team
From your first consultation through to post-operative follow up care, rest assured you will be looked after by highly professional and caring staff when you meet the team.
We are with you at every stage of your medical journey.
Our team consists of consultant anaesthetists, senior optometrists and administration staff, who all work at Moorfields. They and have been especially selected because of their clinical skills and experience. All diagnostic tests are carried out in clinic when you meet the team prior to being seen by Mr Maurino. During your consultation, Mr Maurino will explain the results of the eye tests and discuss your eye condition with you in detail. You will be advised which treatment is the most suitable for you and given a detailed explanation as to the reason for this. Mr Maurino will carry out all surgical procedures, explaining the benefits, risks and expected outcomes of the treatment that he recommends. We will be with you throughout your eye vision journey, answering all of your questions and assist you in every way we can.
Mr Maurino’s practice managers are Ms Ana Santos. Ana will be your first point of contact when you call or email the practice. She is responsible for all administrative aspects of the practice and ensures the smooth day to day running of all clinics. You will have the opportunity to meet Ana at one of our sites and is in a unique position to share her RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange) surgery experience with you.
Ms Ana Santos
Ana Santos has been working as practice manager at Vincenzo Maurino Eye Surgery for almost ten years. She is smart and affable and patients simply love her friendly and efficient manners.
The senior optometrists perform visual assessments, carry out complex diagnostics and imaging eye examinations for each patient. They are also contact lens practitioners who can advise on even the most complex cases concerning contact lens issues. Mr Suri runs a contact lens practice alongside Mr Maurino and is one of the most expert practitioners at Moorfields.
Mr Aneel Suri
Mr Satvir Hansi
Satvir graduated from City University in 2010 with a 2:1 and following positions at prestigious independent Optometry practices joined Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2014. He has further qualifications in glaucoma and independent prescribing and is the lead optometrist at Moorfields for the Keratoconus Monitoring Service. Satvir joined Mr Maurino’s team in 2018.
Ms Shima Shah
Shima graduated from Cardiff University with a 2.1 in 2003. She subsequently trained at Moorfields and qualified in 2004. She has been working for Moorfields NHS and private for the last ten years. Shima is an independent prescriber with ample experience in the fields of external eye disease, contact lenses and glaucoma. She is also the external disease lead optometrist.
In theatre, Mr Maurino is assisted by consultant anaesthetists at Moorfields who ensure the patient is constantly monitored throughout the surgical procedures. In addition to being extremely experienced, they will be very friendly and help to make you feel relaxed as you prepare for surgery.