DR. AHMED EL KHASHAB, MD,FRCS(Glasg)

OPHTHALMOLOGY CONSULTANT
Vitreoretinal Surgeon & Medical Director
Eye Consultants Center , Dubai Healthcare City

Dr. El Khashab is the founder, Head of Vitreoretinal Unit and the Medical Director of Eye Consultants Center since June 2013. He previously filled the position of Head of Vitreoretinal department in Magrabi Eye Hospitals in Al Madina (KSA), Abu Dhabi and Dubai (UAE) from 2005 -2012. He then moved on to fill the position of Head of the Vitreoretinal unit and Diabetic Eye Center in Al Sharif Eye Center in Dubai.

He’s a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and International Council of Ophthalmology (Cambridge). Dr. El Khashab is one of the founders of Gulf Retina Group, Head of Scientific Committee and the representative of the group in the American Society of Retina specialists (ASRS), treasurer of the Emirates Retina Group, part of the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology (ESO) and an active member of many international ophthalmological organizations like: The American Academy of Ophthalmology, European Vitreoretinal Society ,EURETINA, Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology and the Egyptian Society of Ophthalmology and published several papers in peer reviewed journals. His clinical interests include diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, retinal detachments, cataract, macular surgeries and anterior segment surgeries.

Dr. Ahmed El Khashab received his Medical degree with honors from Ain Shams University in 1995. He then, completed a three year Ophthalmology Residency program and received his Master degree in Ophthalmology from Ain Sham University. Following this, he started his specialized Vitreoretinal surgical training in El Noor Eye Hospital in Egypt and Magrabi Eye Hospital in KSA then completed the European Vitreoretinal Training program in Germany. He received his Diploma of Fellowship in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2003. He also in that year became a certified member of the International Council of Ophthalmology of Cambridge.