Medical Director & Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in V

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
09 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Career Level
Consultant, Director
Contract Type
Full Time

Medical Director 
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Vitreoretinal

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is seeking to recruit for two posts, a Medical Director and an Ophthalmic Surgeon for Vitreoretinal.  We provide high quality, sustainable oph-thalmic care in Dubai, Abu Dhabi in the Marina Village and at the Al Jalila Children Specialty Hospital in Dubai. Through clinical service, teaching and research we con-tribute to local health care. 

Positioned within the Dubai Health Care City, comprehensive ophthalmic services are provided in an up to date modern facility.  The hospital currently employs 82 staff in-cluding seven consultant ophthalmologists.  It is also a commercial venture that sup-ports NHS services in the UK.  
Most services are provided by consultants based in the UAE, however some consult-ants from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, see and treat patients on a regular basis. 

Medical Director
We are recruiting a Medical Director who is a key member of the senior management team of Moorfields UAE, with lead responsibility for ensuring Moorfields UAE provides the highest standards of medical care possible.  As a member of the organisation’s management executive you will contribute to the corporate management of the organi-sation. 

You will have significant experience in a senior clinical management position (eg clinical director) within an acute hospital trust involving the management of staff and budgets.

The Medical Director will be expected to provide a clinical service in a subspecialty area of Ophthalmology to compliment the services provided by other clinical staff in Moorfields UAE.

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Vitreoretinal Surgery
You will be able to demonstrate extensive experience and training in all aspects of Vitreoretinal Surgery. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with sub speciality colleagues to offer a comprehensive service. You would also participate in clinical governance and audit, to meet annual training requirements.

Successful applicants must be registered (or eligible to be registered) with a profes-sional qualifying body (i.e GMC or equivalent) with a valid medical licence to practice.  Appointment is subject to local recruitment and legal checks.

The salary is competitive and will be negotiated depending upon experience and training.  

Job descriptions can be obtained from Badiaa Monsef, Administration & HR Director. To apply, please submit your CV and a personal statement by clicking the apply button. Please title your email – Medical Director Dubai or Consultant post Dubai. The personal statement should outline your vision for the role, how you would conduct the role and develop it and make a wider contribution to Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai. 

For further discussion about the positions please contact either Mariano Gonzalez, Commercial Director at or Declan Flanagan, Medical Director, Moorfields London at

Closing date: Sunday 22nd October 2017.