Dr. Reem Al Hebsi

Specialist, Ophthalmology, Surgery
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Dr. Reem Al Hebsi, M.B.B.S., is a specialist ophthalmologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Al Hebsi graduated from UAE University with a merit award and was the first UAE national to obtain the Arab Health Specializations degree on the first attempt. Additionally, she was chief resident and awarded the best resident award at Mafraq Hospital. With over a decade of experience, she possesses a special interest in glaucoma, anterior segment and cataract surgeries. She is co-head of the media committee and a member of the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology (ESO), general secretary and member of the Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) and a member of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS).

Doctor can help with

  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma and anterior segment and cataract


  • Co-head of the Media Committee and Member - The Emirates Society of Ophthalmology (ESO)
  • General Secretary and Member - The Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO)
  • Member - The European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
  • Member - The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, The Arab Board of Health Specialization (ABHS) in Ophthalmology
  • Licensed, The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

Training and work experience

  • Specialist, Ophthalmology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Ophthalmology

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Surgical Training

    UK, India and Egypt


  • Master’s in Healthcare Management

    The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE

Awards and recognitions

  • Recognition Award (2023)

    The Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO)
  • Recognition awards and letters from the patient and patient affairs (2022/2023)

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE
  • Best Resident Award (2013)

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE
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