Dr. Saba Kebede

Ophthalmologist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Saba Kebede is a well-known and highly skilled Ophthalmic surgeon in Ethiopia. She has extensive experience and skills in providing comprehensive eye health care services to her patients. She is expert in treating various eye disorders such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, color blindness, eye infections, and corneal ulcers. Dr. Saba Kebede did her doctoral degree from University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. After graduation, she completed her ophthalmology residency training and pursued additional fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery.

As an Ophthalmic surgeon, she plays a pivotal role in detecting and managing eye ailments. She has a wealth of knowledge in providing medical assistance to patients seeking eyecare solutions. Whenever abnormalities are detected, Dr. Saba Kebede applies techniques such as optical coherence tomography (OCT), fundus autofluorescence photography (FAF) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to ensure accurate assessments. Additionally, she provides necessary interventions to her patients such as lenses and eyeglasses. Her treatment plans are based on age, preferences and the specific conditions of each patient. She helps patients to regain their natural vision through comprehensive analysis and targeted interventions. Till date, Dr. Saba Kebede has performed over 1000 cataract operations and has millions of satisfied patients across Ethiopia and other countries. Moreover, in a digital age, she lays the importance of addressing lifestyle habits in preventing and treating eye problems.

General Information –


Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine

Certificate in Ophthalmology Specialization

University of Gondar, Department of Ophthalmology

Fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive surgery


Dr. Saba Kebede has over 15 years of experience as an ophthalmologist. Throughout her career, she worked at several renowned hospitals and eye care centers in Ethiopia.

  • Dr. Saba Kebede worked as a lecturer in the Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Gondar.
  • Dr. Saba Kebede served as an ophthalmologist and retina specialist at Menelik II Referral Hospital.
  • Dr. Saba Kebede worked as an assistant professor of ophthalmology unit at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College.
  • Currently, Dr. Saba Kebede serves as a consultant ophthalmologist at Lancet General Hospital.


  • Ethiopian Medical Association
  • Ophthalmologist Society of Ethiopia
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology and European Retina Society
  • Ophthalmological Society of East Africa

Services Provided

  • Dry eye
  • Cataracts
  • Uveitis
  • Strabism
  • Trachoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Strabism
  • Ocular surface tumors
  • Orbit and oculoplastic
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Trichiasis
  • Retinal detachments
  • Amblyopia
  • Refractive errors
  • Retinal vasculitis
  • Infectious keratitis
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Macular hole
  • Corneal transplant
  • Iridofundal coloboma

Dr. Saba Kebede Reviews

  • Dr. Saba Kebede is a highly renowned  Ophthalmologist with over 15 years of experience.
  • She has expertise in a wide range of ophthalmological procedures, including cataract surgery, corneal transplant and laser vision correction.
  • Dr. Saba Kebede is known for her exceptional surgical skills and commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field of ophthalmology.
  • She focuses on the importance of a healthy lifestyle from an early age to maintain excellent vision throughout life.
  • Patients praise Dr. Saba Kebede for her thorough explanations, personalized treatment plans and genuine concern for their eye health and well-being.
  • Dr. Saba Kebede uses advanced diagnostic techniques to examine patient’s eyes and provide the best possible care.

Working Hours

At Lancet General Hospital, Dr. Saba Kebede is available to see patients on the following days of the week:

Monday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Saturday: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Dr. Saba Kebede’s areas of expertise?

As a consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr. Saba Kebede specializes in diagnosing and treating a wide range of eye conditions.

How many years of experience does Dr. Saba Kebede have?

Dr. Saba Kebede has more than 15  years of experience as an Ophthalmologist.

Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Saba Kebede?

Patients frequently visit Dr. Saba Kebede for eye care treatments, such as keratoconus, dry eyes, cornea and blepharitis.

What is the consultation fee of Dr. Saba Kebede?

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How can patients book an appointment with Dr. Saba Kebede?

Patients can book an appointment with Dr. Saba Kebede by calling the Lancet General Hospital where she practices.

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