Dr. Safwan is a specialist ophthalmologist, and had his FRCS in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow (UK). He received his medical degree from Baghdad Medical College, Iraq. In 1998, he finished his first ophthalmic fellowship from Iraqi Commission of Medical Specialization (FICMS).
Dr. Safwan Al Bayati is member of the American Society of Retina Specialists(ASRS), American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons(ASCRS) and American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Dr. Safwan Al Bayati is a consultant in Phaco-Vitrectomy. He had his fellowship training in phaco-vitrectomy under Dr. Frank Koch from Frankfurt University, Ophthalmic Department, Germany.
He also underwent his training in LASIK from Munich, Germany (Bausch & Lomb).
He is among few ophthalmic surgeons in the world experts in front segment (anterior segment) of the eye and back of the eye (posterior segment), which means he is expert in Cataract Extraction by the latest technology by Phaco with the use of premium lens (Multifocal lens, Toric Natural and IQ Lenses) and vitrectomy by latest technology. He is also an expert in refractive surgery which includes advanced Lasik, customized surface ablation laser, and treatment of keratoconus by crosslinking followed by customized surface ablation or by Implantable Collamer Lens. He was among the first group of ophthalmic surgeons who started ICL in 2005 in Dubai, UAE. He has a wide range of experience in the management of retinal cases.