Back to Journals

International Journal of General Medicine

Dr Fraser

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, United Kingdom

Dr Fraser

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Scott Fraser

Professor Scott Fraser is a consultant ophthalmologist at Sunderland Eye Infirmary in the North East of the UK. He is also honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He trained as an ophthalmologist initially in Newcastle and then completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. At Moorfields he was also a research fellow initially looking into risk factors for late presentation of glaucoma and later as the Friend of Moorfields funded researcher looking at the genetics of glaucoma. He was awarded his MD in 2000.

His main clinical interest is in glaucoma in which he completed sub-speciality training at Moorfields. His research interests also include glaucoma but more widely he is interested in factors that alter compliance with eye medications. He also has an interest in evidence based medicine and is an editor for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision group. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and over 100 presentations at scientific meetings. He has written chapters for 7 textbooks and has co-written a manual for eye care.  

Editorial Board

Priyanka Bhugra, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Assistant Professor Weill Cornell Medical College Houston, USA.

Charlie Bridgewood, PhD, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

Kevin W. Chamberlin, PharmD, FASCP, Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice, UConn School of Pharmacy; Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, UConn Health, CT, USA


Gopal Krishna Dhali, Professor and Head, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Digestive & Liver Diseases, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, S.S.K.M Hospital, India. 

Perenlei Enkhbaatar, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Director of Translational Intensive Care Unit, Charles Robert Allen Professor in Anesthesiology; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX, USA

Asghar Fazaeli, Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Medical School, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Levent Filik, Professor of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Unit, Ankara Research Hospital, Turkey

Domenico Giannese, Nephrology Department of the Pisa University Hospital, Italy. 

Dr Anju Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Anut Itthagarun, Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University, QLD, Australia

Robert Kaplan, Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Martin A. Katzman BSc, MD, FRCPC, Clinic Director: START (Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, Rehabilitation and Treatment) Clinic for the Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Professor: Adler Graduate Professional School, Adjunct Professor: Department of Psychiatry, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor: Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Adjunct Professor: Edward S. Rogers Sr., Department of Electric and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Board Member: American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).

Shinichi Mitsui, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Gunma University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Gunma, Japan

Franz Oesch, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Director, Institute of Toxicology, University of Mainz, Germany

Russell S. Phillips, M.D., William Applebaum Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA.

Amit Ray, Neurologist, Director Neurology, Aurora Healthcare, Kenosha, WI, USA

Kamal Kant Sahu, M.D, Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellow, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, USA. 

Taro Shimizu, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, Professor, Department of Diagnostic and Generalist Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University Graduate School of Medicine, Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Generalist Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University Hospital, Tochigi, Japan.

Vasileios Zochios, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust; Department of Critical Care Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham; Birmingham Acute Care Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing; Centre of Translational Inflammation Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK