Moorfields London was founded over 200 years ago and is both the oldest and largest eye hospital in the world. It is internationally renowned for its comprehensive clinical and research activities. The hospital is a major international tertiary care and training centre in ophthalmology and over half of all ophthalmologists in the UK have received specialist training at the hospital.
Together with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, which is adjacent to the Hospital, it forms the world’s largest site for eye care, education and research.
Our 200 Years
At the beginning of the 19th century, ophthalmology was an unknown science. That all changed in the early 1800s as many soldiers returned from the Napoleonic wars suffering with trachoma. With the epidemic as an impetus, and coupled with the coupled with the encouragement of the influential London surgeon Astley Cooper,
Vision, Mission & Values
Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi aims to be the finest eye hospital in the Middle East by treating every patient with honesty, respect and according to their individual needs. Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi will contribute to education and research programs to facilitate world-class teaching within the region.
Our Partnership with UEMedical
Moorfields Eye Hospital has formed a partnership with United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) in Abu Dhabi to establish Moorfields Eye Hospital in Abu Dhabi. The hospital shares the same goal as UEMedical, to provide world-class standards of medical care to the local population and people throughout the region.