In the UK, Dr Mustafa completed his degree in general ophthalmology after getting a Commendation in medicine. While completing his education in the UK, he received part of his training in top eye hospitals like the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. After working there once, he is a certified consultant in the UK.
He has been employed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for nine years, first as a formative Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields UAE and most recently as the Director of Ophthalmology Services at American Hospital Dubai. He has a distinguished practice in ophthalmology and experience in executive leadership in the healthcare industry.
Furthermore, he occupies the title of Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Mohammed Bin Rashid University and is a dedicated instructor for medical students. He has provided medical and surgical care for numerous aviators with eye issues as a Certified Aviation Ophthalmologist with the General Civil Aviation Authority.
His primary areas of research interest are glaucoma medication compliance and safety, effectiveness and safety results of cutting-edge surgical glaucoma procedures, such as micro drainage devices, and simulation instruction for cataract surgery and ocular ultrasound. He has a significant number of works in journals with peer review. He is the Head of the UAE’s Glaucoma Committee and an active member of the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology. His significant research has been presented at both international and domestic conferences.
- Hospital Affiliations American Hospital Dubai
- Experience / Training
- Medical School University of Wales, CardiffUniversity of Wales, Cardiff Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), MedicineBachelor of Medicine,
- Internship Training in Complex Adult and Pediatric Glaucoma
- Certifications Healthcare Executive Leadership Diploma Certificate, PG Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Ulster University, UK)
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