Dr. Zahra Al Sayari

Specialist, Ophthalmology, Surgery
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Dr. Zahra Al Sayari is an ophthalmology specialist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Specializing in the treatment of eye disorders, Dr. Al Sayari is particularly adept as a retinal disease specialist. Her expertise extends to the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, showcasing her comprehensive knowledge in the field. Throughout her 18 years of experience, Dr. Al Sayari has demonstrated excellent social and interpersonal skills in dealing with patients.

Dr. Al Sayari

Dr. Al Sayari’s professional journey includes roles at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City and Mafraq Hospital, both in the UAE. She has also undergone clinical attachment at Moorfields Eye Hospital in the UK and completed the Arab Board Ophthalmology Residency Program. Educationally, she holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Ophthalmology: Retina from University College London, UK, and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, India. Her commitment to advancing knowledge is evident in her publications, exploring topics such as the role of Avastin intraocular injections in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and ocular sarcoidosis.

Doctor can help with

  • General ophthalmology
  • Medical retina
  • Oculoplasty
  • Retinal disease
  • Macular degeneration diagnosis & treatment


  • Member - European Society of Cataract and Refraction
  • Member - European Society of Retina Specialists, Switzerland
  • Member - Emirates Society of Ophthalmology, UAE

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Training and work experience

  • Specialist, Ophthalmology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Department of Ophthalmology

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Department of Anatomical Pathology

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Clinical Attachment

    Moorefield’s Eye Hospital, UK

  • Arab Board Ophthalmology Residency Program

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Intern

    General Authority of Health Services, Abu Dhabi, UAE


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), Ophthalmology: Retina

    University College London, UK
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, India
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