Abdo Karim Tourkmani

Eye treatments

Started at Practice Plus Group


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Postgraduate Diploma in Refractive Surgery (2020)

Ulster University, Norther Ireland, Distinction

Postgraduate Diploma in Refractive Surgery (2019)

Specialization training in Ophthalmology (2007-2011)

Fundación Jiménez Díaz hospital, Madrid, Bachelor in Medicine (2000-2006)

Licenciatura en Medicina y Cirugía, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Medical doctor


Mr Tourkmani is an ophthalmologist consultant & surgeon at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet. He completed his medical training in 2006 in Jimenez-Diaz, Spain. From 2007 to 2011, he specialized in ophthalmology. He earned his European Ophthalmology Qualifications in Paris and developed a focus on Cornea, Cataract, Refractive, and Anterior Segment Reconstructive Surgery. Mr Tourkmani completed fellowships at APEC, Hospital de la Ceguera, and Southampton General Hospital. He also served as a visiting professor at The Ulster Hospital, Belfast, and recently completed another fellowship in Spain.


Alongside the fellowships mentioned, Mr Tourkmani has published 11 papers so far:

Fellowships and/or memberships

Universidad Miguel Hernandez (UMH), Alicante, Spain. Senior Corneal Fellow (2015-2017)

Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellow (2012-2013)

Asociación Para Evitar la Ceguera en México hospital, Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (2011)

Fellow of the World College of Refractive Surgery (2023)

Hobbies and interests

Mr Tourkmani has a special interest in languages and enjoys reading. He keeps fit at the gym and going for runs alongside a few sports and spending time with his family & friends.