Dr. Hussein Mohamed Khairy ELgendy | Magrabi Hospitals

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Vitreoretinal Consultant


Magrabi Eye, Ear & Dental Hospital – Jeddah

Professional Experience

  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Member of the European Vitreo-retinal Society (EVRS)
  • with MOH License and registered under the Saudi Council for Health Specialties

Professional Statement

  • Dr. Hussein joined Magrabi Eye & Ear Hospital in Saudi Arabia back in 2001 and worked in several Magrabi Eye Centers such as in Al Ahsa, Al-Khobar and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is currently the Vitreo-retinal Consultant and Head of Retina Unit in Magrabi Eye Hospital in Jeddah since 2008, one of the highest volume places for ophthalmology in the region.
  • Over the past 12 years, Dr. Hussein has trained many Ophthalmologists as his Fellows in Vitreo-retina, who later became independent and successful Retinal Surgeons.
  • Dr. Hussein actively participated in different internal and local Special Lectures as part of the scientific activity of the hospital such as Grand Rounds, Special Events, and Comprehensive Review in Ophthalmology.
  • So far, he had performed more than 5,000 vitreo-retinal surgeries over the past 18 years apart from numerous phacoemulsification surgeries and intravitreal injections.

publication and conferences

  • Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant (Ozurdex) in the management of Macular Edema: A Retrospective Study. Represented Magrabi Eye Hospital (among other eminent Retina Specialists) in putting together Saudi Arabia Guidelines for Diabetic Macular Edema: Consensus of Saudi Retina Society.
  • Actively participated and presented in many international conferences like EVRS (European Vetro Retinal Society), Euretina, RSOS (Red sea Ophthalmology Symposium), MEACO (Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology), MIC (Magrabi International Congress) and others.
  • Attended several lectures, courses, conferences locally and internationally such as AAO, (the American Academy of Ophthalmology), ASRS (American Society of Retina Specialists), World Ophthalmology Congress, Frankfurt Retina Meeting and many others.

Certificates & Awards

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K.

Doctorate Degree in Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2008. Thesis: Evaluation of Combined Phacoemulsification, Pars Plana Vitrectomy and IOL Implantation in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.

Master Degree of Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, 2000

M.B.B.Ch - Faculty of Medicine in Ain Shams University, 1995

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