Miss Susan Mollan trained in Ophthalmology in the West Midlands and Oxford. She has advanced training in neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus. She has worked for UK professional bodies, the General Medical Council, the Academy of Royal Colleges and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She is an active committee member at the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, on the research committee of the European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and the secretary to the British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club and the United Kingdom Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.
Her consultant position is at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She enjoys clinical research, and is situated well within the large team at UHB to investigate rare conditions that affect the eye and brain. Her professional research specialties include Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and the development of quantification of disease through ocular imaging.
She has authored the first IIH consensus guidelines (2018) and was on the working team for the European League Against Rheumatism GCA guidelines (2019); British Society of Rheumatology GCA guidelines (2020); and the European Headache Federation GCA guidelines (2020).
She is a keen educator regularly chairing and speaking at national and international symposia. The “unmissable” neuro-ophthalmology and the superheros neuro-ophthalmology days which she organizes are sold out annually.