Our Team

Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi employs only the finest eye care specialists most of whom have trained and worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. Consultant Ophthalmologists are permanently based in the Middle East to provide excellence and continuity of patient care.

The hospital team has personal links and full access to over 100 specialist staff at Moorfields London for a truly multidisciplinary spectrum of services, which is second to none. The support staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi includes optometrists, ophthalmologists, orthoptists and a pharmacist, who have been chosen for their outstanding knowledge and experience. Additionally Moorfields Abu Dhabi’s team of highly trained specialist ophthalmic nursing and para-medical staff, many of whom received their training from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, are fully dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.


An ophthalmologist is a highly trained doctor specialising in medical and surgical eye problems. Our team of experienced, world-class ophthalmologists specialises in a comprehensive range of eye diseases including cataracts, glaucoma, paediatric, cornea, retina and strabismus, as well as elective surgery including LASIK and Cosmetic Surgery around the eye.
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An optometrist is trained to prescribe and fit lenses to improve vision, and to diagnose and treat various eye diseases. Our team of highly knowledgeable optometrists uses the latest state-of-the art equipment to measure and correct vision defects very accurately.
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An ocularist is someone who specialises in the fabrication and fitting of ocular prostheses for people who have lost an eye or eyes due to trauma or illness. Our Ocularist is highly experienced and operates to a very high level as a leader in the specialty of eye replacement.
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An orthoptist is involved in the early detection and monitoring of eye disease, which is vital for protection against vision loss and sight problems. Our team of UK trained orthoptists has a wealth of experience in identifying common and rare eye problems, ensuring that they are caught and treated early enough to avoid more serious complications.
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Dr. Hamed Mofeez Anwar
FRCOphth, CertLRS Consultant Corneal and Refractive Surgeon Assistant Professor Of Ophthalmology (Adjunct) Dr. Anwar has over 14 years of experi...
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Dr. Qasiem Nasser
MD, MRCOphth, FEBO, FRCS(Ed) Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Vision Correc...
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Dr. Syed M. Asad Ali
MB BS, MRCS Ed Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist Strabismus and Cataract Surgery Chief of Paediatric Ophthalmology Service, Moorfields UAE Sy...
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Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram
MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), ICO, MCPS Consultant Paediatric OphthalmologistDr. Khurram is experienced in Retinopathy of Prematurity screening and manag...
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Dr. Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa
MBBCh, MRCOphth, FEBO, FRCS (Glasg) Ophth Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma Surgeon GCAA Approved Specialist Medical Examiner Associate Pro...
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Dr. Avinash Gurbaxani
MB BS, DOMS, FRCS (Ed) (Ophth) Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases Dr. Gurbaxani specialises in the assessment ...
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