Dr. Ammar Safar is the Chief Medical Officer of Moorfields Eye Hospitals in the UAE since 2018, and a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Ammar holds a certificate in Healthcare Management from Cornell University and has previously served as the President of Medical Staff at American Hospital Dubai. He is American Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is a highly experienced consultant in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.
Dr. Ammar has over 20 years of experience and trained in Georgetown University in Washington, DC and the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA. Dr. Ammar then went on to hold the position of Assistant and later Associate Professor and Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Department of Ophthalmology, Jones Eye Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in the United States.