Consultant ophthalmologist at
The Eye Center since February 2003. He is in charge of
Comprehensive Ophthalmology with special interest in
Uveitis and Anterior Segment Diseases & Surgery.
He obtained his MD & completed his
ophthalmology training at the American University of
Beirut (AUB) in 1995. He was on the Dean’s honor list 3
times. During his residency, he completed some foreign
training programs including one with Mr. J.P.Lee in
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neonatal Ophthalmology,
strabismus surgery & Botulinum toxin at The Moorfields
Eye Hospital in London on February-March of 1994, and at
Houston Eye Associates with Malcolm Mazow and
H.M.Hittner at the University of Texas-Herman Eye Center
on Jan-Feb 1995. Later, during his practice he
participated in an exchange program between Makassed
Hospital and the Center Hospitalier Regional de Lille,
at Lille France. He pursued a private practice as
consultant ophthalmologist in his hometown,
Beirut-Lebanon, at Makassed General Hospital where he
had a major contribution in the foundation of its
ophthalmology department on modern basis. He was
instructor and theses director at The Industrial &
Technical Institute, Optometry Department, Lebanon.
2001-2002. He is member of the Lebanese Ophthalmologic
Society and the Saudi Ophthalmology Society and ARVO. He
speaks fluent Arabic, English and French with some
He contributed some publications in
ophthalmic and medical journal among them:
Bietti’s Crystalline Retinopathy: Report Of A
2 (2). Sept 1994; P122.
Ectopia Lentis, Spontaneous Filtering Blebs &
Facies: Report of A Family.
Genetics: 1995, Vol 16 #4; Pp 163-9.
Pseudo-Overaction Of The Inferior Oblique Muscles
Strabismus. Binocular Vision & Strabismus:
Quarter, 1996; Vol 11 # 2, Pp 113-118.
True Exfoliation Of The Lens Capsule In Bakers In
Medical Periodical: Vol 1 # 5; March 1998, Pp 21-23.
Studies In Progress:
Geographic distribution of the dry eye syndrome
Effect of cold balanced salt solution vs.
naphazoline on the ocular surface temperature.
Causes of childhood blindness in KSA
Treatment of amblyopia with Sinemet
The effect of cold balanced salt solution on the
anterior surface temperature of the eye
Ocular surface temperature as a diagnostic tool
Punctal plugs role in the treatment of glaucoma
Orbscan for anterior chamber angle evaluation
Cases masquerading as herpetic keratitis
Topical Ciclosporin A in the treatment of
adenoviral subconjunctival opacities