Mr Harry Petrushkin

Consultant Ophthalmologist
Harry Petrushkin Consultant Ophthalmologist


Mr Harry Petrushkin studied medicine at Cambridge University and Kings College London. He carried out much of his ophthalmic training in Moorfields Eye Hospital, with Mr Carlos Pavesio and St Thomas’ Hospital with Prof Miles Stanford where he developed his interest in inflammatory eye disease. This led to a PhD, which he carried out at Queen Mary University London, in the Behcet’s Disease Centre of Excellence with Prof Farida Fortune, studying the immunogenetics of Behcet’s Disease. In 2016, Harry travelled to the United States, and spent time at the Francis Proctor Eye Institute, San Francisco, CA with Prof Nisha Acharya; the Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR with Prof James Rosenbaum and the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Boston, MA with Prof Steven Foster. He currently works as a consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Great Ormond St Hospital managing inflammatory eye disease in adults and children.


  • Uveitis
  • Inflammatory Eye Disease
  • Scleritis
  • Episcleritis
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Behcet’s Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated uveitis
  • Chronic anterior uveitis
  • Cataract surgery in uveitis
  • Uveitis
  • Inflammatory Eye Disease
  • Scleritis
  • Episcleritis
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Behcet’s Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated uveitis
  • Chronic anterior uveitis
  • Cataract surgery in uveitis


  • Cambridge University – Pre-Clinical Medicine
  • King’s College London – Clinical Medicine
  • Queen Mary University, University of London - PhD


  • MBBS
  • MA
  • PhD
  • FRCOphth


  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • General Medical Council
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British Society of Immunology
  • Paediatric Uveitis
  • Ocular Tuberculosis
  • Behcet’s Disease
  • Immunogenetics of uveitis


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News & Publications

Prevalence and demographics of multiple sclerosis-associated uveitis: a UK biobank study.

Taylor TR, Jacobs BM, Giovannoni G, Petrushkin H, Dobson R.Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2020 Aug;43:102209. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2020.102209. Epub 2020 May 23.PMID: 32480346

Comment on: 'Quantification of anterior chamber reaction after intravitreal injections of conbercept and ranibizumab: a pilot study'.

Minocha A, Liu X, Denniston AK, Petrushkin H, Solebo AL.Eye (Lond). 2020 Aug;34(8):1482-1484. doi: 10.1038/s41433-019-0657-y. Epub 2019 Oct 30.PMID: 31666709 No abstract available.

KIR3DL1/S1 Allotypes Contribute Differentially to the Development of Behçet Disease.

Petrushkin H, Norman PJ, Lougee E, Parham P, Wallace GR, Stanford MR, Fortune F.J Immunol. 2019 Sep 15;203(6):1629-1635. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1801178. Epub 2019 Aug 12.PMID: 31405953 Free PMC article.

Developing a pathway for the diagnosis and management of ocular tuberculosis. The pan-LOndon Ocular tuberculosis Pathway-LOOP.

Petrushkin H, Sethi C, Potter J, Martin L, Russell G, White V, Ajamil-Rodanes S, Brown M, Breen R, Lipman M, Cropley I, McDermott R, Roche A, Booth H, Milburn J, Darmalingam M, Lee R, Pavesio C, Stanford M, Kon OM, Bothamley G.Eye (Lond). 2020 May;34(5):805-808. doi: 10.1038/s41433-019-0543-7. Epub 2019 Aug 6.PMID: 31388132 Review. No abstract available.

Areas of agreement in the management of childhood non-infectious chronic anterior uveitis in the UK.

Solebo AL, Rahi JS, Dick AD, Ramanan AV, Ashworth J, Edelsten C; Members of the POIG Uveitis Delphi Group.Br J Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan;104(1):11-16. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-313789. Epub 2019 May 2.PMID: 31048286

The Use of Topical Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema.

Petrushkin H, Rogers D, Pavesio C.Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018;26(5):795-797. doi: 10.1080/09273948.2016.1269931. Epub 2017 Jan 12.PMID: 28080174

Improving morbidity and mortality in peripheral ulcerative keratitis associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

Petrushkin HJ, Stanford M, Fortune F, Jawad A.Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2016 Jan-Feb;34(1 Suppl 95):S18-9. Epub 2015 Oct 30.PMID: 26517314 Free article. No abstract available.

Intermediate uveitis associated with familial Mediterranean fever.

Petrushkin HJ, Karagiannis DA, Bird A, Jawad AS.Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Nov-Dec;33(6 Suppl 94):S170. Epub 2015 Oct 20.PMID: 26487035 No abstract available.

Intermediate uveitis and multiple sclerosis: to scan or not to scan.

Petrushkin H, Kidd D, Pavesio C.Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec;99(12):1591-3. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307269. Epub 2015 Sep 2.PMID: 26338960 No abstract available.

Possession of the HLA-DRB1*1501 allele and visual outcome in idiopathic intermediate uveitis.

Petrushkin H, Thomas D, Vaughan R, Kondeatis E, Stanford MR, Edelsten C, Wallace GR.JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr;133(4):482-3. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5868.PMID: 25634309 No abstract available.

Behçet's Disease: Do Natural Killer Cells Play a Significant Role?

Petrushkin H, Hasan MS, Stanford MR, Fortune F, Wallace GR.Front Immunol. 2015 Mar 24;6:134. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00134. eCollection 2015.PMID: 25852697 Free PMC article. Review.

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