Dr Mohamed Sayed, MD is an internationally recognized Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specializing in cataract, glaucoma, and anterior segment surgery in adults and children at HealthBay Clinic and Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, Dubai Healthcare City. He has undergone advanced fellowship training in glaucoma as well as pediatric ophthalmology at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Florida, USA, and is one of a handful of specialists with dual training in these two subspecialties.
Prior to joining Moorfields Dubai, Dr Sayed worked for eight years in the United States, where he practiced tertiary-level advanced glaucoma and cataract care and held the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida. Additionally, he served on the clinical faculty of Florida State University.
With more than 13 years of experience across major centers in the United States and Saudi Arabia, Dr Sayed has spearheaded many surgical innovations in cataract and glaucoma surgery. These include refining techniques of glaucoma drainage devices to render them less invasive and combining minimally invasive techniques (laser, canaloplasty and miniature stents) to achieve optimal intraocular pressure control. He is one of a few ophthalmologists in the Middle East who specialize in childhood glaucoma.
Dr. Sayed is a Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology, and a Diplomate of the Saudi Board of Ophthalmology. He serves on the Multimedia Committee of the American Glaucoma Society.