Our Team

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai employs eye care specialists most of whom have trained and worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. Specialist 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 200 specialist staff at Moorfields London for a truly multidisciplinary spectrum of services. Our support staff includes general ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists and pharmacists, all of whom have been chosen for excellence in their respective fields. Additionally our team of highly trained specialist ophthalmic nursing and para-medical staff, many of whom have received their training from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.


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 ophthalmology, 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 state-of-the art equipment to measure and correct vision defects very accurately.
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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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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.
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An anaesthetist is a physician who provides medical care to patients in a wide variety of situations. This includes preoperative evaluation, consultation with the surgical team, creation of a plan for the anesthesia tailored to each individual patient, airway management, intraoperative life support and provision of pain control, intraoperative diagnostic stabilisation, proper post-operative management of patients.
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Pharmacists work in the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use. A pharmacist is a member of the healthcare team directly involved with patient care. Pharmacists undergo university-level education to understand the biochemical mechanisms and actions of drugs, drug uses, therapeutic roles, side effects, potential drug interactions and monitoring parameters.
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Prof. Mandeep S. Sagoo
MB, BChir, PhD (Cantab.), FRCS (Ed.), FRCOphth Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Professor of Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology Moorfields Eye Hospit...
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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. Mark Wilkins
MD, FRCOphth Consultant Corneal Surgeon and Corneal Service Director, Moorfields Eye Hospital (London) Dr. Wilkins is a specialist in corneal dis...
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Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram
MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), ICO, MCPS Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist Dr. Khurram is experienced in Retinopathy of Prematurity screening and mana...
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