MB, BCh: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 1994.

MSc Ophth.: Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology 1998.

MD Medical Doctorate in Ophthalmology. 2002.

FRCS Glasgow: Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow 2004.

FRCOphth: Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist 2020

PgDip: Post graduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery  (Ulster university)2020

 CertLRS: Certificate of Laser refractive surgery 2021


Current positions

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, NHS Trust
  • Undergraduate medical education lead, Nottingham University Hospitals, NHS Trust
  • Honorary Clinical Associate Professor University of Nottingham
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Research Institute of Ophthalmology, Cairo, Egypt

Training and Experience

After medical qualification, Dr Said trained as specialist in eye diseases (Ophthalmology) in Egypt and UK.

Advanced ‘Cornea and External eye disease’ training as a Fellow, Nottingham University Hospital

Over 25 years’ experience in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases

Serving as Consultant Ophthalmologist and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Nottingham. Treating and training young ophthalmologists in diseases affecting the front half of the eye. Providing advanced medical and surgical treatments for:

  • Dry eyes
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal inflammation and infection.
  • Recurrunt corneal erosions
  • Cataract, Astigmatism

  • Keratoconus
  • Pterygium
  • Corneal scars
  • corneal dystrophy e.g Fuchs dystrophy
  • Stem cell failure

Medical Registration and Licensure

Specialist registration for Ophthalmology, UK (19-1-2011)
(GMC number: 6164989).

Unrestricted license to practice medicine in Egypt granted by the Egyptian Medical Council.

Memberships of Professional bodies

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom. (RCO)

American Academy of Ophthalmology. (AAO)

British Society of Refractive Surgeons. (BSRS)

European Vision and Eye Research, Association. (EVER)

European society of cornea and ocular surface disease specialists. (EuCornea)

Italian Ocular Surface Society.

Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, England, United Kingdom.

Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery ASCRS 2007.

East midland representative in Ocular tissue advisory group. (OTAG)

Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association. (MCLOSA) 

Egyptian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Egyptian Ophthalmological Society.




Practice Venues

The Park Hospital, Nottingham

  : Sherwood Lodge Drive Burntstump Country Park, Arnold NG5 8RX

  : 01159 662160 (Monday-Friday)


Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

 : Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2UH

 : 0115 9249924 (Ext 63544)

  : 0115 8493354 (Direct)

Spire Nottingham Hospital

 : Tollerton Lane, Tollerton, Nottingham NG12 4GA

  : 0115 937 7735/01159377657

 Sec.Eleanor Parish (Mon-Fri 9-5)

   :  0115 9377687( Direct)

 :  Eleanor.Parish@spirehealthcare.com