MBBS (KSA), DES-OPH (PARIS), DISSO (SWISS), FEBO (PARIS). Current Appointments: Abdullah AlQahtani is assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, surgical Retina and Ocular Oncology in King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz university for health science he is also head of Ophthalmology in King Abdul-Aziz medical city-Jeddah. Education and Training: Ass/Prof AlQahtani Having obtained his MBBS from King Faisal University, received his ophthalmology training in Paris University (2006-2010) and was institute Curie (Paris) fellow for Ocular Oncology (2011). He is also St-Augustinus hospital (Antwerp) fellow for Surgical Retina (2012). He has publications and many invited lectures on worldwide. He was Chosen to represent the kingdom in Arabic physics exam. Ass/Prof AlQahtani is Ophthalmology board –Jeddah examiner He also obtained the prince Fahad bin Sultan award in scientific Excellency. Planning committee member of the Retina World Congress. Chair of Organization and Retina committee in RED SEA Symposium. Research Interests: Ass/Prof ALQahtani current research interests include retina and cataract surgical trials, ocular oncology and Uveitis. He is an investigator in King Abdullah international medical research center.
Ahmed H. Assaf is a professor of Ophthalmology in the faculty of medicine, Ain Shams University, a fellow of the royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh and a consultant of phacorefractive surgery in Al-Watany eye hospital in Cairo. Cataract surgery with premium IOLs is his primary focus, together with the implementation of Femtosecond laser technology, which consists of about 30% of his total annual volume of cataract surgery. He awarded the best paper of session about his study of femtosecond laser cataract surgery in different nuclear density during ASCRS 2017. He started to implant presbyopia-correcting IOLs since 2002 and has substantial experience in various designs of multifocal, new trifocal, and extended depth of focus IOLs. He participated in the pre-launch visual outcome study of AcrySof IQ ReSTOR multifocal toric IOL and presented his results during ESCRS annual meeting in Paris, 2010. He has a particular interest in complicated cataract surgery with intra-scleral haptic fixation (ISHF), together with iris repair and different techniques of pupilloplasty. Work History:
Dr. Ahmed Awadein, MD, FRCS is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Cairo University. He received his doctorate degree from Cairo University in 2003 and his fellowship degree from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2004. He acquired clinical fellowship training in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, USA in 2006, where he received an intensive medical and surgical hands-on training in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Dr. Ahmed Awadein is specialized in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus and has performed over 10000 strabismus operations to date, including complex and recurrent cases. He has over 35 international publications in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus and has developed a computerized test to assist in the evaluation of patients with diplopia. He also participated as an instructor in various national and international conferences.
Ahmed Mostafa Abdelrahman, MD, FRCSED. A professor of Ophthalmology, Cairo University, since 2009 till present. In 2015, he achieved the Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Total Quality Management (TQM) for Healthcare Reform. He is the founder and president of the Egyptian Society for Continuous Ophthalmic Education, (EGSCOE on telegram & Website: egscoe.info). He is a glaucoma consultant with national and international publications and innovations in the field of glaucoma surgery. He is a glaucoma reviewer for a number of PubMed prestigious Ophthalmology. He is the owner of the Giza specialized Eye center (http://www.gizaeyecenter.com) with the Glaucoma Management and Education center being part of it. 2016, the Royal College of Edinburgh council appointed him to be an examiner in the college exams. He received the Education Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2019.
Present Position: Chief of Cataract and Glaucoma Unit Magrabi Eye Center Madina Road, Jeddah, KSA Professor of Ophthalmology, Zagazig University, Egypt
Summary Dr. Alaa Mofti is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and a Glaucoma, Cataract and Advanced Anterior Segment surgeon who is fellowship-trained under the mentorship of world-renowned surgeons at prestigious institutes in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Dr. Mofti obtained his Ophthalmology board from the joint ophthalmology residency program in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He completed a Glaucoma fellowship at King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH), in affiliation with Wilmer Eye Institute, with Dr. Randy Craven. He went abroad to complete a Glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Hady Saheb at McGill University, Canada. Then, he became the first Saudi fellow to train in the Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery fellowship program at the University of Toronto under the mentorship of world-renowned surgeon Dr. Ike Ahmed. Dr. Mofti expertise includes novel Micro-invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) techniques, Advanced/complex Cataract surgery, Complex Intra-ocular Lens surgeries, and Iris Reconstruction Surgeries. Dr. Mofti’s core strengths are his work ethic, attention to detail, and demand for perfection when it comes to his patients’ care. Areas of Expertise • Medical, laser and surgical management of Glaucoma in Adults and Pediatric patients, including LPI, SLT, CPC, Trabeculectomy, Deep Sclerectomy, bleb revision, Glaucoma Drainage Devices (Ahmed, Baerveldt, Clearpath) • Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (iStent G1® – iStent inject® – iStent inject W® – Hydrus® – Kahook Dual blade® – GATT – OMNI® – XEN® microstent – Preserflo® microshunt – Endocyclophotoplasty) • Surgical management of routine and complex/dislocated cataracts; with Capsular tension Segment/ring • Management of Cataract/IOL complications requiring vitrectomy, by both anterior and pars plana approach • Refractive cataract surgery and Laser Vision Correction • Surgical management of Intra-ocular lenses subluxation/dislocation, dysphotopsia and aphakia with irissutured, scleral sutured, intra-scleral haptic fixation and/or IOL exchange • Iris reconstruction in trauma/aniridia cases by various iris suturing techniques and the use of aniridic/iris prosthetic implants
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Diligent ophthalmologist, specializing in managing Glaucoma & Cataract diseases. Ensuring dedication to best practice for highly-reliable patient care. Highly-skilled surgeon, with extensive experience in one of the well known respected tertiary eye institute. Enthusiastic mentor and highly motivated for developing student, residents & fellows confidence and competence in surgical skills through compassionate lesson delivery. Demonstrating exceptional objectivity, decision-making and communication abilities under pressure, ensuring enhanced patient care at all times. WORK HISTORY August 2022 – Current Magrabi Eye Hospital – Glaucoma & Cataract Consultant , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia January 2015 – July 2022 King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital – Glaucoma & Cataract Consultant , Riyadh, 01 November 2021 – Current Alfaisal University – Assistant Professor, Riyadh , Saudi Arabia Where we extremely motivated to meet patients’ satisfaction by managing glaucoma and cataract issues.
Dr. Albakri is a pediatric ophthalmologist, did her residency and pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, after her fellowship she joined the pediatric ophthalmology department in KKESH as a consultant for the last 6 years. She has a special interest in ocular genetics, did one year of Ocular Genetic fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital. She was a member of KKESH institutional Training Committee supervising the teaching and training of residents and fellows in the Pediatric Ophthalmology department Published several papers and presented at different national and international meetings.
Dr Andrea Leonardi is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. He is also Director of the Ocular Surface and Allergy Outpatient Service and the Ocular Immunology Laboratory at the Ophthalmology Unit within the University of Padua Hospital, Padua, Italy. His clinical and research interests include ocular allergy, dry eye, uveitis and ocular immunology. He is particularly interested in the immunopathogenesis of ocular allergy and vernal keratoconjunctivitis, tear proteomics and sequencing, inflammatory mediators, tissue remodelling and fibroblast behaviour. Dr Leonardi is also Project Director for the development of new cold plasma technology, involving the treatment of ocular surface infection, in conjunction with the Nuclear Physics Institute and the Consorzio RFX of the University of Padua. He collaborates with several universities and institutions across Europe and the USA. He is currently President of the Italian Society for Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease (SIUMIO) and was previously Chairman of the Interest Group in Ocular Allergy of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). Dr Leonardi has extensive experience as a peer reviewer and guest editor with numerous international journals and as principal investigator of several clinical trials. He has authored more than 130 publications in peer-reviewed journals and several chapters in academic books.
1) MB.ChB. (University of Pretoria, 1985)
2) M.Med. (Ophthalmology) (Cum Laude), University of Pretoria, 1994.
3) FCS (SA) (Ophthalmology) – SA College of Surgeons, October 1994.
4) FRCSEd (Ophthalmology) – Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 1995.
5) RCO Laser Refractive Certificate. March 2009.
6) Physician CEO, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. 2017.
Consultant Eye Surgeon and Medical Director, Wellington Eye Clinic; Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at The Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
1) CONGRESS ATTENDANCE:
Attended more than 300 international congresses since 1991.
2) COURSES ATTENDED:
Attended 43 courses since qualifying in 1995.
3) PAPERS PRESENTED
Presented more than 400 papers at international meetings and congresses.
4) COURSES PRESENTED:
Presented more than 100 instructional courses on advanced laser surgery, corneal cross-linking and cataract surgery and IOL power topics.
More than 100 Publications in peer review and trade journals.
I am a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. My clinical activity takes place at local NHS Trust and is mainly dedicated to people with glaucoma. I have surgical expertise on complex glaucomas and cataract. With my academic career at the Centre of Public Health (Health Services Research Group) we are trying to improve eye health by investigating the effectiveness, safety and efficiency of new technologies for eye diseases (e.g., treatments, diagnostic tests, models of eye care). I have expertise in primary and secondary research methodology. Overall I have received as CI or co-applicant over £15m of research funds from MRC, NIHR-EME, NIHR-HTA, Horizon 2020, and Wellcome Trust. I am Chief Investigator of several large publicly funded trials, including: – EAGLE, an international multicentre RCT comparing primary lens extraction versus laser iridotomy in patients with angle-closure glaucoma (completed); the main report of this study was published in The Lancet in 2016, and was ranked by the American Glaucoma Society #12 in the top 100 list of papers “with significant impact on the clinical care of patients with glaucoma”: (Vinod K, et al. The American Glaucoma Society 100: Articles with Significant Impact on Clinical Glaucoma Care. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2022;5:5-15) – GATE, a multicentre study evaluating automated imaging technologies for glaucoma diagnosis (completed); – CHAMP-UK, a multicentre randomised trial evaluating low dose atropine eye drops for children with myopia (ongoing); – GRIP, a multicentre cohort study using electronic medical records to validate and refine a risk predictor for ocular hypertension conversion to glaucoma (ongoing). – ACE, a multicentre study evaluating technologies for the diagnosis of angle closure (ongoing) I am co-Chief Investigator of the In-home Tracking of glaucoma (i-TRAC) study (ongoing). I am member of the research team and co-applicant of several publicly funded multicentre trials: – CLEVER, ENGINE, STABLE and ZEAL: a suite of trials exploring the impact of vision care in low and middle-income countries, led by Prof Nathan Congdon (ongoing) – TAGS and GLAURIOUS, on glaucoma (completed) – DIAMONDS and EMERALD, on diabetic retinopathy (completed) – EDNA and MIRROR, on age-related macular degeneration (completed) I have published over 250 peer-reviewed papers, over 20 book chapters, and edited three books. My work has been cited over 8000 times and my current Scopus h-index is 45. Leadership positions: – chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Glaucoma Society (from January 2021); – lead Editor of the European Glaucoma Society Guidelines (5th edition, 2020); – chair of the UK NIHR CRN Clinical Study Group for glaucoma (from 2020); – member of the UK NIHR-HTA prioritization committee (from 2019); – member of the Development Group for the WHO Package of Glaucoma Interventions (from 2020); – 2012 Chair of the UK & Eire Glaucoma Society; – member of the Editorial Board of several specialist journals, including Cochrane Eye and Vision, and Journal of Glaucoma. Special honours: – American Academy of Ophthalmology achievement award (2008); – King James IV Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2020); – American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award (2020)
Prof. Boris Malyugin is a world-renowned expert in the field of cataract and implants surgery, practicing at the S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery State Institution in Moscow, Russia. He is the current President of the Russian Ophthalmology Society. Dr. Malyugin has made significant contributions to ophthalmology. He is well known for his development of the Malyugin Ring, the device facilitating cataract surgery in patients with small pupils and IFIS. Other innovations include numerous surgical techniques, several microsurgical instruments, modified CTRs, IOLs, etc. Dr. Malyugin has multiple international recognitions, including the Binkhorst Awards from both the ASCRS and ESCRS, Kritzinger Award from ISRS, Kelman Award from BRASCRS, and Pierce Award from UKISCRS. He was invited to present guest lectures and participate in live surgery sessions at numerous national and supranational meetings. He is a member of International Intraocular Implant Club and Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, ICO Advisory Boards member. Dr. Malyugin is a Chief Medical Editor of two major Russian Ophthalmic journals and serves as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, as well as some other national and international ophthalmic journals.
Bruce Allan qualified in medicine from Cambridge in 1985, and was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at Moorfields in 1998 after advanced specialist training in the UK, South Africa, and Australia. He was Training Director for the Corneal Service at Moorfields for over 10 years, and Service Director for Refractive Surgery from 2012 to 2019. He is currently chairing the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Refractive Surgery Standards Working Group and is an ESCRS and EU Cornea board member.
He and his wife, Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Maria Teresa Casasus Borrell, live in North London with their three daughters. He is a keen football fan and sailor.
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Doctor Carlos Mateo was born in Barcelona (1958). Present Academic rank : Associate professor of Ophthalmology in the Master of Vitreoretinal Surgery at IMO (Autonoma University of Barcelona ) Founder and Consultant at the Vitreoretinal department of the Instituto de Microcirugia Ocular de Barcelona (IMO). Graduate on medical School : University of Barcelona 1975-1981 Ophthalmologist certification :1985 Autonoma University of Barcelona PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND ACADEMIC CAREER: Hospital Clinic I Provincial De Barcelona Ciudad Sanitaria Valle Hebron, Resident At The Autonoma University Of Barcelona. Vitreoretinal Consultant Of Servei D’oftalmologia De “L’hospital General De Catalunya” (1987 – 1991) Vitreoretinal Surgeon Of Servei D’oftalmologia Del Hopital General De Velld’hebró (1988 – 1997) Member Of “Centre Retina Y Vitreo De Barcelona” (1991 – 1994) Coordinator Of “Fundation Sardá Farriol De Barcelona” Vitreoretinal Surgery Department( 1994 – 2000) Founding Member of “Institut Microcirurgía Ocular De Barcelona” untill now
Heads the Cataract and Glaucoma departments at Megur Eye Care Centre, Bidar Karnataka India.
Specialises in Complex Cataract Surgeries. He is committed to teaching surgery through his personal Youtube Channel.
He has more than 200 presentations at various national and international meetings. He is a reviewer for the Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology. He has won many national & international awards for scientific Papers and Videos.
Deepak P Edward, M.D. FACS, FARVO. is Vice-Chair, Education, Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Edward is glaucoma specialist who maintains a busy clinical and surgical schedule for the treatment of advanced and complex glaucoma. He has a wide range of research interests in the fields of glaucoma, ophthalmic education, ophthalmic pathology, biomarkers, cell biology and proteomics. He has over 250 publications and has edited a textbook on glaucoma. He an active member of the American Academy of ophthalmology and received the Senior Achievement Award, and a member of the American Glaucoma Society. Dr Edward is an innovative educator and has been awarded several teaching awards during his career including a Lifetime teaching award at the University of Illinois.
Dr Edward has memberships in several professional societies including AAO, AGS, Verhoeff-Zimmerman Society, and the American Ophthalmological Society.
Dina Hossam Hassanein, MD , FRCS Dr. Dina H. Hassanein was born in Cairo, Egypt and is a graduate of the German school (DEO). She obtained her medical degree at Cairo University school of medicine, where she had her full time 3 year residency and continued on to get her master’s and MD degree. She completed her training with pediatric Ophthalmology at Cairo University Pediatric Hospital (Abulreesh) for another 3 years. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) and an assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in Cairo University. Dr. Hassanein has fifteen years’ experience in Ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery, with special interest in strabismus, congenital cataract, anterior segment surgery, retinopathy of prematurity and retinoblastoma. She is a founding and a board member of the Egyptian Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (EAPOS). Dr. Hassanein resides in Cairo, Egypt with her husband, and enjoys life with her two daughters. She enjoys travel, playing the piano and working out. She is fluent in Arabic, English and German.
Prof. Villani is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Interdepartmental Academic Board for the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Orthoptics and Ophthalmologic Assistance at the University of Milan, and cornea Consultant at San Giuseppe Hospital Eye Clinic. Prof. Villani is the author of more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers and has been an invited speaker at more than 100 national and international congresses. He also serves as Editorial Board member of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science and of The Ocular Surface, and as Section Editor of International Ophthalmology, as well as Global Ambassador of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society. His clinical and surgical work focuses on ocular surface and anterior segment diseases in adult and pediatric patients. Prof. Villani devotes a significant amount of time towards education and teaching, both in the clinical and research settings.
DR Elrayes is Professor and chairman of department of Ophthalmology at Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo. He received his medical degree with honor from Ein Shams University. He completed his Ophthalmology training and residency in Cairo University hospital. Dr Elrayes had his master degree in Ophthalmology from Cairo University after which he joined the Associated Retinal Consultants with its great faculty in Royal Oak Michigan for his vitreoretinal fellowship in1993. He also had a year of research fellowship in Research Eye Institute, Oakland University, Rochester Michigan, U.S.A 1994. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1997.
Dr Elrayes is on faculty in the Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo, joining and participating as primary investigator in clinical trials nationally and internationally, with special interest in diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment and pediatric retinal surgery. Serves as a vitreoretinal surgeon in the Retina service In the eye institute hospital, International Eye Hospital . He is an innovator of the 23 g fragmatome as well as the innovator of the suprachoroidal surgical techniques and product line. He is a founder of the Arab African Society of Retina Specialists (AASRS), Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO),Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO),Member of the European Vitreo Retina Society (EVRS),Member of the American society of Retina Specialists (ASRS),Member of the Egyptian Ophthalmological Society, Member of the Club Vit.,Member of the Pan Arab, African Ophthalmological Council. He is a board member of the international affair committee of the American society of retina specialists ,and the liaison leader for the serving Africa and middle east. He received Amin El Maghraby award: Egyptian Ophthalmologic Society Meeting 2001. International education award: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2010. International scholar award: American Academy of Ophthalmology. Honor Award: American Society of Retina specialist 2011 and the Senior Honor Award: American Society of Retina specialist 2014:American Academy of Ophthalmology achievement award 2015. Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists 2021.As of today Dr Elrayes is a professor in the institute of Ophthalmology ,Chairman of the Retina Department , sharing with his colleges teaching and fellow training , publications ,journal reviews , Book chapters and executive committee for a number educational and research committees.
Qualifications; 1988 Retina and vitreous fellowship granted after having completed two years of clinical training at the University of Ottawa, School of Medicine, Canada. 1981 Ophthalmology degree granted after fulfilling four years of residency requirements at Rome University (La Sapienza), School of Medicine, Italy. 1976 Medical Degree, Rome University (La Sapienza), Italy. Professional Experience; 1992- present : Private practice at the Jordan Hospital acting as Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. The department is well known in dealing with complicated vitreoretinal surgeries. Head of the examination committee for ophthalmology at the Jordan Medical Council. Before 1992, served in the public sector at King Hussein Medical Sector, Al Basheer Hospital and Jordan University Hospital. Trained several regional doctors in the field of Retina and Vitreous Surgery. Board member of Middle East Africa Vitreo-Retinal Society (MEAVRS). Several original publications in the field of retina and vitreous. Invited speaker in the field of retina and vitreous locally, regionally and internationally. Organizer of local, regional and international retina meetings. Part of the clinical R&D team in the development of new technology in retina and vitreous surgery. Member of the Jordanian Senate health and environment committee since 2016.
Dr. Fouad El Sayyad received his medical degree from Cairo university, after which he completed his medical education in the United States. He pursued a 3-year clinical research fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida in both Glaucoma and Cornea. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida; followed by a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He was nominated by his peers to be a member of Alpha Omega Alpha in 2017 and was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2018. His clinical and research interests include ocular imaging, especially using Optical Coherence Tomography. He has over 25 international publications in the field of cornea and glaucoma and has presented at numerous international meetings. Dr. Fouad is currently an Ophthalmology consultant and is in private practice in Cairo, Egypt.
Education: 1983: Medical Bachelor M.B.B.CH, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. 1988: Master Degree (M. Sc.) in Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.. 1992: Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) in Ophthalmology, Cairo University. 1996: Fellowship of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, McGill University. Positions Held: Present Position: Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Children’s Hospital 1998 – 2003: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. 1993 – 1998: Lecturer of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. 1990 – 1993: Assistant Lecturer of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. 1985 – 1988: Resident in Ophthalmic section at Cairo University Hospital. 1984 – 1985: Internship. Society Memberships: – American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus -International Strabismus Association – Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO). – Egyptian Ophthalmology Society (EOS). – Egyptian Society of Cataract and Corneal Diseases. – Egyptian Pediatric Ophthalmology group
NATIONAL MEDICAL DEGREES:
Graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University in December 1977, signed up excellent with honor House officer at Cairo University Hospitals from March 1, 1978 to February 28, 1979 Resident at Cairo University Hospitals from March 18, 1979 to September 9, 1981 Master degree of Ophthalmology in May 1981, signed up excellent Clinical demonstrator, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University from September 20, 1981 to December 27, 1981 Assistant lecturer, the department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University from December 28, 1981 to August 6, 1985 MD. of Ophthalmology in May 1985 Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, From August 7, 1985 to September 18, 1990 Retina Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Illinois University, under supervision of Professor Dr. Gholam Peyman, 1986 & 1987 Assistant Professor, the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University from September 19, 1990 to November 29, 1995 Professor, the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, from November 30, 1995 till present Senior Consultant, Vitreoretinal Surgery
QUALIFICATIONS: -M.B.CH.B. / College of medicine, Babylon University, 1999 -F.I.B.M.S, Follow of Iraqi Board of Medical specializations, 2006. Positions: -Ophthalmology Lecturer- Babylon Medical College 2007 -Ophthalmology Lecturer –Mustansyria Medical College 2009 and still. -Ophthalmology specialist – Ibn El-Haithem Teaching eye Hospital (2007 to 2011). -Ophthalmology specialist Al-Yarmook teaching Hospital 2010 – 2016 -Member of the Consultation Committee / Ministry of health 2012.
-Joined Magrabi Eye & Ear Hospital in Saudi Arabia back in 2001 and worked in several Magrabi Eye Centers such as Al Ahsa, Al-Khobar and Jeddah. -Currently the Vitreo-retinal Consultant and Head of Retina Unit in Magrabi Eye Hospital in Jeddah since 2008, one of the highest volume places for ophthalmology in the region. -Performed more than 6,000 vitreo-retinal surgeries over the past 20 years apart from numerous phacoemulsification surgeries with different types of IOLs and intravitreal injections. -Trained more than 6 fellows in Vitreo-retina, who later became independent and successful Retinal Surgeons. -Participated among other eminent Retina Specialists in putting together Saudi Arabia Guidelines for Diabetic Macular Edema: Consensus of Saudi Retina Society. -Actively participated and presented in many international conferences like EVRS (European Vetro Retinal Society), Euretina, RSOS (Red sea Ophthalmology Symposium), MEACO (Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology), MIC (Magrabi International Congress) and others. -Attended several lectures, courses, conferences locally and internationally such as AAO, (the American Academy of Ophthalmology), ASRS (American Society of Retina Specialists), World Ophthalmology Congress, Frankfurt Retina Meeting and many others. -Doctorate Degree in Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2008 -Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K. 2003
Head of the Corneal Service Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC). Head of the Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute and Professor with DUKE-NUS GMS. Named Professor of Clinical Innovation at SNEC/SERI. Director of Education, Singhealth Transplant and Deputy Executive Director at SERI. He has trained 22 international fellows, 5 masters students and 6 PhD students. He leads a clinical service and runs a research program comprising of clinical and translational studies. His work is focused on corneal transplantation, femtosecond laser technology, corneal imaging, corneal infections, corneal refractive surgery, keratoprosthesis surgery and corneal genetics. He has published >350 peer-reviewed papers and 15 book chapters. Current H-index 47, citations 7640. He has given >150 invited plenary, symposium and named lectures globally. His research work as generated 15 patents, 5 of which have been licensed to companies.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: -Bachelor Basic Med. Sc., Kuwait University, Kuwait 1984 -MBChB, Glasgow University, United Kingdom, 1992 -FRCSC, Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians of Canada, 1999. Canada. -Certified (one year) fellowship in diseases of the Vitreous and Retina from July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2000. McGill University, Canada. Certificates: -Certificate of Provisional Registration As A Medical Practitioner, The General Medical Council (GMC). July 14, 1992. London, United Kingdom. Registration Number 3659861. -The Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (LMCC). September 9, 1993. -USMLE step 1 (Basic Science), October 15, 1997. -USMLE step 2 (Clinical Science), March 4, 1998. -Clinical Skills Assessment (ECFMG), March 17, 1999. -Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate, April 19, 1999. Certificate Number 0-586-114-1. -Maintenance of certification program (MOC) certificate of the Royal college of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, from 2000 – 2005.
Accomplished professional with extensive experience in treating patients and consulting Ophthalmology. Expert in improving skills of medical students and residents by teaching general ophthalmology, Glaucoma, anterior segment pathologies, and surgical skills. Demonstrated success in tutoring clinical optometry, Pharmacy and Ophthalmology thesis. Keen focus on conducting research in Glaucoma, anterior segment, and Neuro-Ophthalmology. Ability to manage departments for coordinating clinical, research and surgical activities. Possess doctorate degree in Ophthalmology. Proven expertise in: •Medical Research & Analysis •Eye Consultation •Clinical and Ophthalmic Surgery •Process Improvement •Patient Management •Strategic Planning •Health Management •Team Building & Training Professional Experience King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arab Chairman of the Glaucoma Division Consultant/Professor Adjunct Assistant Professor College of Medicine, AlFaisal University, Riyadh. KSA Teach medical student the science of Ophthalmology and conduct medical practice. Provide consultancy and teach interns, residents in Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Fellows in the Glaucoma division. Support clinical activities including, treating patients, performing surgery, and delivering health advice. Key Contributions: Participated actively in formation of fellows in Glaucoma and residents in Ophthalmology. Received recognition in ophthalmic community by delivering exceptional performance Professor at the School of Optics and Optometry, Universidad de Alicante, Spain Supervise master’s degree in clinical optometry University Hospital of Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain Chairman of Glaucoma / Anterior Segment/ Ocular Trauma Section