Dr. Anwar Hamdan Sajwani

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBch, Fellow Arab Board, MRC Ophth (England), DO (Ireland)

Dr. Anwar Hamdan Sajwani is an experienced and renowned consultant ophthalmologist. He was born in Sharjah and began his career as a young medical student in Cairo. Dr Sajwani went on to work and study at the prestigious Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin and at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow. Later he took a course in vitreo-retinal surgery at Quinze Vingts Hospital in Paris.  


On his return to Dubai Dr Sajwani was the first surgeon in the UAE to perform vitreo-retinal surgery. He was Head of The Department of Ophthalmology at Dubai Hospital and was a Senior Lecturer at Dubai Medical College. Prior to joining the Dubai London Clinic & Speciality Hospital he was in charge of the Vitreo-retinal Unit at Dubai Hospital.   


Dr Sajwani was the first eye doctor in the UAE to win the Sheikh Rashid Prize of Excellence for a Doctorate in 1995 and he currently serves as the Vice President of the Ophthalmology Society of the Emirates Medical Association.


Dr. Anwar Hamdan Sajwani has more than 30 years of experience in this field.



  • Member of Emirates Medical Association
  • Royal college of Ophthalmologists (UK)
  • Member of ASRS
  • Member of Arab Board

Special interests

Treatment of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment

Languages Known

Fluent in English, Arabic, Urdu, Basic French

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