Professor Dalia Said
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Cornea specialist
MBBCh, MSc Ophth. MD, FRCS. FRCOphth
I have over 25 years’ experience in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases, performing simple to complex cataract surgery. I specialise in surgical treatments for cataract including advanced and complex cataract surgery and implantation of premium lenses including toric, trifocal and multifocal lenses.
I am experienced in refractive lens exchange, implantable contact lens, corneal transplants (penetrating keratoplasty, DALK, DSAEK) stem cell and amniotic membrane grafts, pterygium surgery and collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and ectatic diseases.
After my medical qualification, I trained as a specialist in eye diseases (Ophthalmology) in Egypt and the UK. I have completed two fellowships in cornea and anterior segment at the Nottingham University Hospitals.
I am a consultant ophthalmologist and associate professor of ophthalmology at Nottingham University Hospital (QMC). I specialise in treating eye diseases affecting the front half of the eye. Providing advanced medical treatments for dry eyes, conjunctivitis, corneal inflammation and infections, recurrent erosions.
I have a special interest in emergency eye care and have been the lead for eye casualty in QMC for the last seven years.
I have published over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals in the fields of cataract, cornea and ocular surface and supervised many local and international PhD students. I have organised and been involved in teaching and training young ophthalmologists from all over the world in the Royal College of Ophthalmologist cornea course and surgical skills courses as well as multiple training courses and wet labs in the UK and internationally.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Dalia Said at Spire include:
Spire Nottingham Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBCH / Assiut University, Egypt / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MSc Ophth / Assiut University, Egypt / 1998
Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology
MD / Cairo University, Egypt / 2002
Medical Doctorate in Ophthalmology
FRCS / Glasgow / 2004
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow
British Society of Refractive Surgeons (BSRS)
Italian Ocular Surface Society
East midland representative in Ocular tissue advisory group “OTAG”
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, NHS Trust
Eye Casualty clinical lead, Nottingham University Hospitals, NHS Trust
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor University of Nottingham
Professor of Ophthalmology, Research Institute of Ophthalmology, Cairo, Egypt