Dr. Walid Al-Turki | Magrabi Hospitals

Magrabi Hospitals

Expert in

Eye, Ophthalmologist, Vitreo-Retinal


  • Magrabi Eye, Ear & Dental Hospital – Jeddah
  • Magrabi Eye Center – Madina Road – Jeddah

Professional experience

  • October 2011 to present
    Chief of Staff in Magrabi Hospitals & Centers, Saudi Arabia & Gulf
  • May 1999 to October 2011
    Medical Director, Magrabi Health Group, Saudi Arabia & Gulf.
  • March 1992 to present
    Director of Vitreoretinal Units, Magrabi Health Group, Saudi Arabia & Gulf.
  • March 1990 to Feb. 1992
    Vitreo-Retinal Clinical Fellowship at Louisiana State University, Medical Center with Dr. Gholam Peyman.
  • July 1989 – February 1990
    Medical Retina Clinical Fellowship at New York University Medical Center with Dr. Ronald Carr and Dr. Kenneth Noble
  • July 1986 – June 1989
    Ophthalmology Resident, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • June 1984 – June 1985
    Internal Medicine Resident (PGYI) at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
  • April 1983 – Dec. 1983
    Ophthalmology Demonstrator at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • April 1982 – March 1983
    Rotating Internship at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


  • Member of the Health Services Council – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2004 to 2006)
  • Member of the Saudi Board of Ophthalmology (1996 to 2002)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the Vitreous Society

Teaching experience

  • Supervising and teaching the Residents during the retina rotation as a part of the training scheme for the Saudi Board of Ophthalmology.
  • Supervising and training Retina Fellowship Program for two Fellows yearly and for a period of two years (since 1992).
  • Coordinating and participating in weekly Grand Round Presentations and monthly lectures (Vitreoretinal) as a part of the Continuing Medical Education Program in Magrabi Hospitals and Centers.

Certificates & Awards

American Board of Ophthalmology Advanced Excellence in Eye Care


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