Meet our St John Family

In a region where unemployment is rife, St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group employs 236 staff across our services

From cook to Consultant Ophthalmologist they come from all walks of lives but share in common compassion for our fellow human, regardless of their race, religion or ability to pay. Through the stories shared below you will learn of each of our staff members individual motivations for seeking to work for St John - almost every family in the region has had their lives affected in some way by our services, and many of our current staff are former patients. Together they form a patchwork of personalities which makes the St John Family, read their stories below.

Meet our Sir Stephen Miller School of Nursing Class of 2017

Meet our Sir Stephen Miller School of Nursing Class of 2017

Fida Odeh, February 2017

Fida Odeh, February 2017

An exemplary student becomes an exemplary nurse – Fida Odeh’s success story

Dr Iyad Habil, February 2017

Dr Iyad Habil, February 2017

Dr Iyad Habil is our Cornea Specialist based at our flagship Jerusalem Hospital. All of his training in ophthalmology was achieved through our Medical Residency and Joint Teaching Programmes. From political activist to top ophthalmic surgeon Dr Iyad has an interesting story to tell, and at its heart is the St John Eye Hospital Group.

Dr Riyad Khanfer,PhD, MSc , RGN, February 2017

<p>Dr Riyad Khanfer,PhD, MSc , RGN, February 2017</p>
After undertaking our Sir Stephen Miller School of Nursing course in 2000, and through St John contacts, Dr Riyad has progressed to Consultant Nursing Ophtalmologist in a UK hospital. Read his story.

Meet our Medical Residents

Meet our Medical Residents
We have four doctors undertaking our Medical Residency Programme, read their stories