Dr. Walid Al-Turki

Chief of Staff Vitreo-Retinal Departments

+25 Years of experience

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.


Diabetes effect on retina

Diabetes effect on retina - Part 2

Stages of diabetes effect on retina

Retina departments

Eye retina

Diabetes effect on retina

Retina of the eye

Macular degenration

Certificaties & Awards

American Board of Ophthalmology Advanced Excellence in Eye Care