Mr Sami Habal, MD, MRCSEd Ophth, FRCOphth is an experienced ophthalmic surgeon with a diverse expertise in the management of a variety of eye conditions and pathologies. His profile is enriched by working in renowned ophthalmic units in the Middle East, Canada, and the UK.
He followed a higher Surgical Ophthalmology training and fellowships in Toronto, complemented by training in the Midlands and Oxfordshire. Since 2014, he has worked as a consultant surgeon in a number of hospitals in the UK including Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield and currently holds a Substantive Consultant & Ophthalmic Surgeon post at the renowned King’s College Hospital, where he examines and treats patients and teaches the next generation of Ophthalmologists in the South East London region.
He developed expertise in the management of simple and complex cataract, wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retina patients. He has a special interest in dealing with all types of Vitreoretinal cases including retinal detachment, macular holes and advanced diabetic retinopathies.
He has performed thousands of cataract and vitrectomy surgeries with outstanding outcomes. Mr Habal is also highly interested in Medical and Surgical Education and he has presented in national and international conferences and meetings. As well as this, he is fluent in English and Arabic and also has some French and Spanish.