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Mr Sami Habal

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

MD, MRCSEd Ophth, FRCOphth

Year qualified:


GMC No. or equivalent


Primary speciality:


Specialist interests:
  • Cataract
  • Medical Retina including Age-related Macular degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease, Retinal Vein    Occlusion with intraviteal injections and retinal laser treatment
  • Surgical Retina including Retinal detachment and retinal tears, Macular hole, Epiretinal      membrane, Vitreomacular traction, dislocated intraocular lens, Vitreous haemorrhage and    Advanced diabetic retinal disease
Professional memberships:
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British & Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
  • European Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Ophthalmic Oncology Grou
  • North England Ophthalmological Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Midland Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Defence Union

+44 (0)208 2266188

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment

Consultation charges:

£225Initial consultation

£175Follow up consultation


Mr Sami Habal is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Medical and Surgical retina (vitreoretinal) at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.

 He has worked in Ophthalmology in three different continents around the globe since 2004. This resulted in developing a diverse expertise in the management of a variety of eye conditions. His main higher surgical training in Ophthalmology in the UK was in the South Yorkshire and Midlands Regions. His profile is enriched by undertaking Ocular Oncology fellowship in the University of Toronto in 2010 and also by completing multiple Medical and Surgical Retinal fellowships in Birmingham and Oxford between 2011 and 2013.

 Mr Habal has undertaken Medical and Surgical Retinal Consultant posts in the UK since 2014 and he has performed thousands of cataract and vitrectomy surgeries with outstanding outcomes.

Mr Habal has published in peer reviewed journals in Ophthalmology. In addition, he is highly interested in Medical and Surgical Education and presented in national and international conferences and meetings.

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