Title Ophthalmologist
Categories Doctors
Location Dubai
Job Information


  • Education – Basic Medical Degree recognised by the Dubai Healthcare City.
  • Completion of a recognised higher professional education programme.
  • Certification of higher professional education recognised by the Dubai Healthcare City: FRCS plus CCST in ophthalmology, or American Board Certification, or FRCPC, or FRACP or Equivalent recognised by the Dubai Healthcare City.
  • Experience – Minimum of five years experience since gaining the higher qualification.
  • Minimum of three years Consultant experience in a Western setting is desirable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education.
  • Appropriate experience and competence in all aspects of ophthalmology and expertise in Vitreo-retinal Surgery.
  • Personal – Leadership skills appropriate for a highly functioning clinical team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, nurses, doctors and other staff.
  • Ability to project a positive public image of self, department and Center.
  • Desirable requirements – Publication in peer reviewed journals.
  • Fluency in Arabic is desirable.

Key Outputs:

  • Provides ophthalmological care according to assigned patients to current best-evidence based standards, using best judgement at all times and in accordance with The City Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations.
  • Participates equitably in the on-call roster.
  • Participates in the oversight and professional development of junior medical staff in the Center.
  • Participates in the educational activities of the Medical Staff as a whole.
  • Conducts clinical audit in line with Medical Advisory Committee requirements.
  • Participates in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the department and the Hospital.
  • Participates in activities and opportunities to promote the department and the Center to the general public and wider medical community of Dubai and the UAE.
  • Fulfills professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competence in all aspects of ophthalmology.
  • Carries out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.
  • The post holder is responsible for providing comprehensive consultant level patient care in ophthalmology, with special emphasis on anterior segment work.
  • This responsibility is shared with the other specialist/consultant ophthalmologists in the hospital.
  • Liaises with: Patients, families, medical staff, nursing staff, other clinical staff, referring doctors.


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