Dr El-Ghrably, MS, PhD, FRCOphth is a staff physician in the eye institute at Cleveland clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland clinic Abu Dhabi he was a consultant retina specialist at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK. Dr El-Ghrably was the Royal College tutor for the department of ophthalmology, at James Cook University Hospital, also he was the educational and clinical supervisor for specialty trainee doctors. He chaired the Research and Development (R&D) lead for the division of surgery in JCUH for a while and was the Ophthalmology representative for North East Local Eye Health Network (LEHN). Dr El-Ghrably is a Member of Advisory Board for some industrial Pharmaceutical companies. Also he was the Founder of Northern Regional Annual Audit meeting and a member of royal college, UK national committee for requirement of specialist trainees.
In April 2012 he received the NHS Clinical Excellence Award from JCUH as recognition for his excellent clinical service and his contribution in: teaching, training and research. And in January 2000 he had Nottingham University research prize for his PhD project. Dr El-Ghrably has a special interest in medical and surgical retinal disorders. He did large number of ocular surgeries including: 3000 phacoemulsification with intraocular lens and nearly 800 of Vitreoretinal surgeries. He was actively involved in research and been awarded a PhD degree from Nottingham University, UK in 2000. He was the principle investigator for some clinical trials e.g MERLOT and Comrade clinical trials at JCUH.
He has published widely and regularly invited as a speaker in many national and international conferences. Dr El-Ghrably is currently a fellow of the Royal college of Ophthalmology (RCOphth), UK, a member of the American Academy Of Ophthalmology (AAO) USA , a member of the Euretina and registered with General Medical Council (GMC), UK