Dr. M. Alaa El-Danasoury

Chief Medical Officer

+25 Years of experience

Expert In

Eye, Cornea & Refractive Surgeries


Magrabi Eye, Ear & Dental Hospital - Jeddah

Professional Experience

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Board Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Former President, International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)
Chief Medical Officer
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Fellowship in Cornea & External Eye Disease from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
Consultant & Chief of Refractive Surgery Department, Magrabi Hospitals & Centers

Professional Statement

Dr. Alaa considers his best achievement is training more than 14 Cornea and Refractive surgery fellows; some of them are now leading ophthalmologists in their own countries. He has many peer reviewed publications, book chapters, invited lectures, and several hundred presentations at international meetings to his credit.

Among the many awards he received are the Kritzinger Memorial Award and the Founders’ Award of the ISRS, AAO Senior Achievement Award and IIRSI Gold Medal. He was also the recipient of many regional ophthalmological societies’ awards.

Dr. Eldanasoury was among the very first refractive surgeons to perform excimer laser surgery in the world and was the first to introduce many ophthalmic procedures to the Middle East including LASIK, Phakic IOLs, Intracorneal ring segments, Conductive Keratoplasty, Crosslinking, Corneal inlays, Premium IOLs and Femtosecond cataract laser surgery.

Dr. Eldanasoury served as President of the ISRS in 2009-2010. In 2011 he was elected to serve as a member of the AAO Board of Trustees. He is a member of the International Intraocular Implant Club (IIIC) and is currently a board member of the ICO.

Dr. Alaa Eldanasoury currently serves as Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Cornea & Refractive Surgery Units of the Magrabi Hospitals & Centers, a chain of more than 30 Hospitals & Centers and the largest in the Middle East.



Refractive Surgery Techniques

Lens Implants

Corneal Transplantation

Maa Al Hakeem - Keratoconus

Maa Al Hakeem - Refractive surgery

Maa Al Hakeem - Corneal transplants

Maa Al Hakeem - Lens implants

Maa Al Hakeem - Refractive surgeries

Certificaties & Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award ISRS - 2016

Barraquer Award and Lecture ISRS - 2016

Doctors Reviews

Mousa Melihi Magrabi Jeddah Surgery: Cataract Surgery

Abdullah Asiri Abdullah Asiri Surgery: Corneal Transplant

Turky Abdulah Elhekmey Turky Abdulah Elhekmey Surgery: Refractive Surgery