Dr. Suhair Twaij
MBChB, FRCS Ophth Glasg, MRCOphth ,FRCOphth , CCT -UK, PGD Cataract & Refractive surgery
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Subspecialty interest in Adult & Paediatric Strabismus Surgery, General Paediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Cataract Surgery & General Ophthalmology.

Languages: English and Arabic
Location: Dubai


Dr. Suhair Twaij is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a subspecialist interest in adult and paediatric Strabismus surgery, Paediatric Ophthalmology, adult Cataract Surgery and General Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai.

Dr. Twaij recently relocated to the UAE from the UK, where she has worked as a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast since 2013. She was also the clinical lead for the adult motility service in Northern Ireland from 2014.
She holds a graduate degree in medicine from the Baghdad University Medical School, obtained in 1994.

Her areas of expertise include complex adult and paediatric squint surgery using the adjustable technique when needed, double vision correction, adult cataract surgery with an implant, Botox treatment for squints, double vision, blepharospasm and aesthetics.

She has over 20 years of experience in general ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, anterior and posterior segments such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Suhair trained in the UK from 2004 in England and Northern Ireland and was awarded the certificate of completion of training (CCT) in ophthalmology in the UK in 2012. She was awarded the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Fellowship in the same year.

Throughout her career, she has practised in leading medical institutions such as The Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Northern Ireland, The Bristol Eye Hospital, England, and King Hussein Medical City Amman, Jordan.

Dr. Suhair is an avid researcher and has Medline-published papers in various ophthalmology topics such as medical retina, paediatric ophthalmology and oculoplastics.
She is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the British & Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association (BIPOSA) and the European Association of Strabismus (ESA).

Services & Conditions

Paediatrics & Squint

Adult Squint (Strabismus)


Paediatric Squint (Strabismus)

Children’s Eye Health

Aviation Ophthalmology