|Dr. Luisa M. Sastre|
|Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery
GCAA Approved Specialist Aeromedical Examiner
English, Spanish and Italian
Dr. Luisa Sastre is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in Dubai Healthcare City.
Dr. Luisa holds a Spanish medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma Medical School and completed her ophthalmology residency at Hospital Universitario Gregorio Maranon in Madrid, Spain . She is board certified in Intensive Care medicine and ophthalmology. She also holds a PhD from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Organisation Leadership from ESADE Business School.
She has more than 20 years of combined regional and international experience in countries including Spain and UAE.
She has practised in leading medical institutions such as Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz and Hospital Universitario El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
She has presented various papers in national and international congresses and journals and organised educational courses on cataract surgery and medical retina for peers and opticians.
She is a member of “Surgical Eye Expeditions International”, a nonprofit humanitarian organisation that hosts clinic sites worldwide. She is also a member of Sociedad Española de Oftalmologia (SEO).
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Luisa volunteers in various charitable campaigns worldwide to treat patients suffering from cataracts who otherwise have difficulty accessing medical care.