Alberto Galvez, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Galvez worked in senior medical roles in Europe and the Middle East. He is an expert in neuro-ophthalmology, treating complex visual problems affecting the optic nerve, ocular motility and central visual pathways, and has contributed extensively to research in his specialization.
Previous roles have included Director of the Neuro-ophthalmology Unit at the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain, from 2007 to 2010, and he was responsible for the Neuro-ophthalmology Division at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, KSA, from 2010 to 2016.
Dr. Galvez studied medicine at the University of Navarra, Spain, and obtained a Ph.D from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. He later completed his ophthalmology residency at the Hospital 12 de Octubre in Madrid, Spain, and a residency in neurology at the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain. He completed a Clinical fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Michigan, US.
Dr. Galvez is a graduate of the European Society of Neurology (Board Certified) and is a member of the North American Neurophthalmology Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology (Neuro-ophthalmology Section) and the European Neuro-ophthalmology Society.