Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala is a highly qualified consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon working in both Manchester and London. Mr Dhawahir-Scala qualified in Madrid before training as an ophthalmologist in England, going on to become an expert in areas including retinal surgery, floaters, retinal detachment, simple and complex cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration among many other retinal conditions including acute and longstanding ocular trauma.
Well regarded by his peers, Mr Dhawahir-Scala is the director of the acute ophthalmic services at the prestigious Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, a globally recognised centre of excellence. A prolific contributor to his field, Mr Dhawahir-Scala has introduced several new technologies both in the UK and abroad. He has been actively involved in teaching and research, has published numerous scientific papers and has made countless presentations nationally and internationally as a guest speaker.
Mr Dhawahir-Scala is a founding member and vice-president of the British Eye Emergency Society (BEECS) and an examiner at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, where he examines doctors from all over the globe who are seeking to obtain a high ophthalmology qualification. Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala is also fluent in Arabic, English and Spanish, allowing him to see patients from other parts of the world without the need for a translator.