The Ophthalmolgy Department of the Faculty of Medicine was established in 1394H. The Ophthalmology Department contributes with the rest of the departments under Faculty of Medicine in the educational process and research, and providing health care to members of the community through both Ophthalmic Units at King Abdulaziz University Hospital and King Khaled University Hospital.
Our vision is to achieve international prominent place for the department in education, research, administration and service.
Our mission is aimed at achieving regional and global excellence in education, health care services and administration in order to do leading researches in the field of ophthalmology as well as the expansion in the postgraduate program in the department.
Chairman of Ophthalmology Department