Moorfields London was founded over 200 years ago and is both the oldest and one of the largest eye hospitals in the world. It is internationally renowned for its comprehensive clinical and research activities. The hospital is a major international tertiary care and training centre in ophthalmology and over half of all ophthalmologists in the UK have received specialist training at the hospital.
Together with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, which is adjacent to the Hospital, it forms one of the world’s largest sites for eye care, education and research.
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is the first overseas branch of Moorfields and brings 200 years of excellence in eye care to the Middle East.
200 Years Heritage
At the beginning of the 19th century, ophthalmology was an unknown science. That all changed in the early 1800s as many soldiers returned from the Napoleonic wars suffering with trachoma. With the epidemic as an impetus, and coupled with the encouragement of the influential London surgeon Astley Cooper,
Vision, Mission & Values
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai aims to be the finest eye hospital in the Middle East by treating every patient with honesty, respect and according to their individual needs. Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will contribute to education and research programs to facilitate world-class teaching within the region.
Partnership with DHCC
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai chose to be located in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC). The hospital shares the same goal as DHCC; “Dubai Healthcare City will become the internationally recognised location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated centre of excellence for clinical and wellness services,
Education: Supporting lifelong learning in medicine and healthcare
As part of our commitment to facilitating world-class teaching within the region, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, is proud to offer a series of courses covering the spectrum of subspecialties within ophthalmology.
Collaboration with Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital
A strong advocate of the right of every child to have a healthy and happy childhood, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai; on 2 December 2008, announced the establishment of a dedicated, state-of-the-art, 200-bed children’s specialty…