Dr. Abdel Hakim Taguri

Consultant, Ophthalmology Division
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Dr. Abdel Hakim Taguri, F.R.C.S.Ed., M.R.C.Ophth., M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., is an ophthalmology consultant at the ophthalmology division at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With 30 years of extensive experience, Dr. Taguri specializes in various aspects of ophthalmology including cataract surgery, cornea transplant, refractive surgery, and glaucoma surgery. A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (F.R.C.S.Ed.) in Ophthalmology and a member of several prestigious organizations, like the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (R.C.Ophth.) in the UK, Dr. Taguri holds key roles in examination boards and committees related to medical career development. Licensed by the General Medical Council in the UK and the Department of Health (DOH) in Abu Dhabi, Dr. Taguri has contributed significantly to various healthcare institutions, including Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and King Abdulaziz Medical City. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B.) from Benghazi University, Libya, a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Ophthalmology from Glasgow University, UK, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract & Refractive Surgery from Ulster University, UK. Dr. Taguri is actively involved in academia, holding roles as Chair of Ophthalmology at Khalifa University, Adjunct Clinical Professor, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.

Doctor can help with

  • Cataract surgery
  • Cornea transplant and refractive surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Anterior segment and ocular surface specialist

Memberships

  • Fellow - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (F.R.C.S.Ed.) in Ophthalmology, UK
  • Member - Royal College of Ophthalmologists (R.C.Ophth.), UK
  • Member - Examination Board of The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
  • Member - Modernizing Medical Career Committee for South of Scotland Region, UK
  • Member - Examination Board for Ophthalmology Arab Board
  • Member - United Arab Emirates’ National Institute for Health Specialties, UAE

Licences and certifications

  • Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training (C.C.S.T.), UK
  • Licensed, General Medical Council, UK
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Ophthalmology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Division Chair of Ophthalmology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Specialist, Cornea, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, Cornea, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment

    Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, Cornea, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment

    King Abdulaziz Medical City Riyadh & Dammam, National Guard Health Affairs, KSA

  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, Cornea, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment

    Lanarkshire NHS Hospitals, UK

  • Consultant, Refractive Laser

    Optimax Refractive Laser Surgery Clinic, UK

  • Trainee (Clinical Fellow), Cornea & Glaucoma Advance Subspecialty, Ophthalmology Department

    Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh University, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, UK Ophthalmology Higher Surgical Training, Ophthalmology Department

    Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh University, UK

  • Senior House Officer, Ophthalmology Basic Surgical Training, Ophthalmology Department

    Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh University, UK

  • MSc ophthalmology clinical Research

    Glasgow University, UK

  • Senior House Officer, Ophthalmology Basic Surgical Training

    Benghazi Eye Hospitals, Benghazi University, Libya

  • Chair, Ophthalmology

    Khalifa University

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology

    Khalifa University

  • Postgraduate Tutor

    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Lanarkshire NHS Hospitals, UK

  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

    King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science, KSA

  • Core Faculty and Faculty Member

    Abu Dhabi Ophthalmology Residency Program

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PG Diploma) in Cataract & Refractive Surgery

    Ulster University, UK
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Ophthalmology

    Glasgow University, UK
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PG Diploma) in Cataract & Refractive Surgery

    Ulster University, UK

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