Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa

Dr. Mustafa graduated in Medicine with a Commendation from the UK and undertook his residency in General Ophthalmology in the UK. He has completed training in UK and part of it has been in prestigious Eye Hospitals such as Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Dublin) and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He is a certified Consultant in the UK and has worked at Moorfields UAE for 8 years and is well known in the Ophthalmology fraternity. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Dubai Healthcare City, UAE and takes active part in teaching medical students. He has trained thoroughly in General Ophthalmology and undertook his fellowship training in Adult and Paediatric Glaucoma at Manchester University Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK, working under eminent clinicians within the Glaucoma fraternity. He can diagnose glaucoma in its earliest stages using the latest diagnostic techniques such as Visual field analysis, Ocular Coherence Tomography, Goldman Applanation Tonometry and Corneal mapping parameters. He has treated complex and advanced glaucoma using the latest surgical techniques such as the use of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgical devices, Trabectome, Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, Micro-cyclophotocoagulation, Glaucoma drainage devices as well as Trabeculectomy using the Moorfields Safer Surgical Techniques. He is also an experienced Cataract surgeon especially in patients with Glaucoma. He has also undertaken further training in Refractive Surgery (LASIK, LASEK, PRK) and Premium IOL FemtoLaser Cataract Surgery under Mr Julian Stevens at Moorfields Eye Hospital London who is a leading authority in this field. He has attained a Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from UK and can offer treatments for potential glasses independence using the latest and safest technological advances. In addition to his Advanced Glaucoma and Cataract practice, he also has good experience in management of Diabetic Retinopathy and Medical Retina. He is a Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London and has gained fellowships from the European and United Kingdom boards in Ophthalmology. He is a very active member in the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology organising the Glaucoma program for the annual meetings. His main research interests include compliance and the safety of glaucoma medications, efficacy and safety outcomes of the latest surgical techniques in glaucoma, including microdrainage devices, and simulation teaching of cataract surgery and ocular ultrasound. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and presented his work at international and national meetings.

Spoken Languages : English, Hindi, Urdu
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Ophthalmology
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • MBBCh Commendation, University of Wales College of Medicine, United Kingdom,
  • Fellowship of the European Board of Ophthalmology, European Union, France,
  • Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, United Kingdom,
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom,
  • PG Diploma in Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Belfast, United Kingdom,
  • PG Certificate in Executive Healthcare Leadership, Cornell, United States of America,

Professional Associations:

  • General Medical Council UK
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons UK
  • European Board of Ophthalmology (EU)
  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (EU)
  • UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS)

Professional Experience:

  • Ophthalmology Training, National Health Service, UK, 2005, 2011,
  • Fellowship in Complex Glaucoma, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK, 2011, 2012,
  • Fellowship in Complex Glaucoma for Children, Moorfields Eye Hospital , UK, 2012, 2013,
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields UAE, UAE, 2012, 2020,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Premium Cataract Treatment
  • Complex Glaucoma related Cataract Treatment
  • Laser Treatment for Glaucoma
  • Adult Glaucoma Treatment
  • Children Glaucoma Treatment
  • General Eye Condition Treatment