Our Speakers

Medical & Surgical Retina, Uveitis

Dr. Mohammed Al Amri

Medical Retina Specialist, consultant Ophthalmologist Al Qassimi Hopistal, Sharjah, UAE Founder, Vice President and Head of Scientific and Organizing Committee of QOIC Adjunct Professor in Medical College of Sharjah University(2012-2018) Founder and President of Middle East Ophthalmology Meeting Founder and First President of Guld Retina Group

Dr. Abdullah AlQahtani

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, surgical Retina and Ocular Oncology in King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Jeddah, KSA

Dr. A. Giridhar

Medical Director & Chief Giridhar Eye Institute, India

Dr. Ahmed El Barky

MD, FRCS Ophth Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Ahmed El Khashab

Ophthalmology Consultant Head of Vitreoretinal Unit ,Medical Director Eye Consultants Center, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Ahmed Sallam

MD, PhD, FRCOphth Associate Professor, Retina and Uveitis Director, Uveitis Service, Jones Eye Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Arkansas, USA

Dr. Ahmed Karmouty

Consultant of Paediatric and Adult Glaucoma surgery Moorfields Eye Hospital, London - UK

Dr. Ameen Marashi

MD, SBO Ophthalmologist- Retina specialist Marashi Eye Clinic, Aleppo, Syria

Dr. Amjad Hamad

MD, MBA Managing partner, Saratoga Ophthalmology CEO, The New York Eye Surgical Center, USA Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical Center, USA

Dr. Ammar Safar

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon GCAA Approved Specialist Aviation Medical Examiner Professor of Ophthalmology (Adjunct) Moorfields Eye Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Avinash Gurbaxani

MB BS, DOMS, FRCS (Ed) (Ophth) Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases and Cataract Surgery Moorfields Eye Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Ayman Mdanat

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist and Retina specialist General Manager of Ammon Eye Center, Jordan.

Dr. Carlos Mateo

Carlos Mateo, MD Vitreoretinal Surgery Consultant at IMO Autónoma University .Barcelona

Dr. Carlos Pavesio

MD, RCOphth Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Medical retina service director Director of the Fellowship Programme Moorfields Eye Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Dr. Dinesh Talwar

Senior Consultant Ophthalmology MBBS, M.D. Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, India.

Dr. Eiman Abd El Latif

MD, Lecturer of Ophthalmology Uveitis consultant Alexandria University, Egypt

Dr. Fahd Quhill

"MBChB, BMEdSc, MRCOphth, FRCSEd(Ophth) Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Royal Hallamsire Hospital, England

Dr. Faysal Fayyad

"Consultant vitreo-retinal surgeon Head of ophthalmology department Jordan Hospital in Amman, Jordan

Dr. Hamid Riazi

"M.D. Assistant professor of ophthalmology Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Iran

Dr. Hany Hamza

"Professor of Eye Surgery Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University, Egypt

Dr. Hasan Al Dhibi

President Saudi Retina Group ​Saudi Ophthalmology Scientific Board member (SCFHS​) Director of Outreach & Eligibility Department King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital, KSA

Dr. Hasan Bharani

"Medical Director for AERC and Director Retina Service American Eye & Retina Center, Erbil, Iraq

Dr. Hassan Al Hasid

"Dr Hassan Salim Al hasid Vitreoretinal & ROP services Consultant Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Lilian Karina Julia

"MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Eye Institute Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Dr. Madhav Rao

Consultant Ophthalmologist / Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Magdi Moussa

Professor of Ophthalmology & vitreoretinal consultant Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Director of the medical retina unit and Chief of digital imaging and laser unit Ophthalmology department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt

Dr. Mangat Dogra

"Professor Department of Ophthalmology Advanced Eye Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Dr. Mehdi Tavakoli

"M.D. , FICO Assistant Professor Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, USA

Dr. Mohamed Awadalla

"Professor of Ophthalmology & Vitreoretinal Surgery Department of Ophthalmology, Cairo University, Egypt Senior Consultant of Ophthalmology & Vitreoretinal surgery Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mohammed A. Samak

"MD FRCS (G) MRCS(Ed) FICO ABO Fellowship USA Ass. Prof. Ophthalmology AlBalqa Appl. Univ. Former Ass. Prof. Ophthalmology Univ. of Jordan

Dr. Nazimul Hussain

"MBBS,MS,DNB,FACS,FAICO Vitreoretinal specialist Mediclinic Parkview, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Patricio Lorenzo

"Head Ophthalmology Department & Consultant Medical Retina Dubai Hospital DHA, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Paulo Lanzetta

Professor of Ophthalmology Chairman Department of Medicine - Ophthalmology University of Udine, Italy Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Program University of Udine, Italy

Dr. Prasan Rao

"FRCSEd (UK), MS (Ophthal), DipNB, FCPS, DO, DOMS, MBBS Medical Director, Specialist Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon Medcare Eye Centre, Dubai, UAE"

Prof Rajvardhan Azad

"MBBS, MD(Opth), AIIMS, FRCSed, FAMS, FAAPPO, FAICO Vitreretinal Consultant and Director ROP services Bharti Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India

Dr. Remzi Avci

"MD, Professor Professor In Ophthalmology, Chairman, Director & Founder Bursa Retina Eye Hospital, Turkey

Dr. S. Farzad Mohammadi

"MD, MPH, FICO Associate Clinician-Scientist Translational Ophthalmology Research Center (TORC) Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Dr. Saad Waheeb

Ass. Professor of Ophthalmology King Abdul-Aziz University, College of Medicine, KSA Head Section of Ophthalmology King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre – Jeddah, KSA"

Dr. Sengul Ozdek

"MD,FEBO, Secretary of EVRS, Professor in Ophthalmology, Gazi University, School of Medicine, Turkey

Dr. Shohbit Chawla

"MBBS, MS Medical Director & Chief Vitreoretinal Surgeon Prakash Netra Kendr, India

Dr. Sobha Sivaprasad

"MBBS, MS, DM, FRCS, FRCOphth Professor and Consultant Ophthalmologist Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Dr. Subhadra Jalali

"Consultant Ophthalmologist Director of Retina Institute, Newborn Eye Health Alliance, (NEHA) Director of Quality, L V Prasad Eye Institute Network, India"

Dr. Tarik Saddik

Consultant Ophthalmogolgist Medical retina Specialist Diabetic retinopathy specialist Rashid centre for diabetes and research, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ajman, UAE."

Dr. Vishali Gupta

"Professor Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India

Cornea, Cataract, Refractive

Dr. Ahmed Assaf

"FRCS Edinburgh, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt"

Prof. Ahmet Akman

"MD, FACS Professor of Ophthalmology Private Practice, Ankara, Turkey"

Dr. Ali Hafez

"MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology McGill University Health Center, Canada"

Dr. Amal Alwriekat

Cornea & Refractive Surgery Senior Specialist

Dr. Ashraf Armia

Consultant Eye Surgeon Shareholder Of AlWatany Eye Hospital (WEH), Cairo, Egypt | Watany Research and Development Centre (WRDC), Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Boris Malyugin

"MD, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology, Deputy Director General (R&D, Edu) S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery State Institution, Russia

Dr. David F. Chang

"M.D. Clinical Professor Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Dr. Eduardo C. Alfonso

"MD Director Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Chairman of Ophthalmology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA

Dr. Emad Mosalam

"Head of Ophthalmology Department Saqr Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Emad William

"Senior Eye Specialist Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor Sharjah Medical College Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

Dr. Farhad Hafezi

Professor , Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology Keck School of Medicine, USC Los Angeles, USA

Dr. Ibtisam Sajwani

Consultant Ophthalmology Coordinator of continued medical education in the ophthalmology department. Al Qassimi hospital, Sharjah, UAE

Dr. Hamdi Abdul Majeed

"M.D CABO, FRCSEd(ophth) consultant ophthalmologist Abdelhadi Eye Clinic ass. Professor Tripoli university previously Tripoli, Libya

Dr. Hani Sakla

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health authority DHA, Government of Dubai, UAE. Medical Director and Founder of Ebsaar Eye Surgery Center, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Hossein Aghaei

"M.D. Assistant Professor Iran University Medical Sciences, Iran

Prof. Dr. Jorge Alio

"Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology University of Miguel Hernandez of Elche, Spain

Dr. Khaled Ayesh

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Mazen Sinjab

"MD, MSc, ABO, PhD, FRCO, CertLRS (London) Phaco-Refractive Consultant Medcare Hospital and Center, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Mohamed Hosny

"Professor of Ophthalmology Cairo University, Egypt. Consultant of Refractive and Cornea Service Cairo University Hospitals."

Dr. Mohammad Emad Alilo

"Specialist ophthalmologist Medcare Hospitals, Sharjah, UAE

Dr. Nancy Al Raqqad

"FRCSGlasg Consultant Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgeon Royal Medical Services, Jordan

Dr. Osama Giledi

"Consultant Ophthalmologist Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

Prof. Paolo Vinciguerra

"Professor University of Milan, Italy Head of the Ophthalmology Department Humanitas Rozzano Clinical Institute , Milan, Italy"

Dr. Ragesh Fogla

"MD, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, FACS, MMed Director Cornea Clinic Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, INDIA"

Dr. Razan N. Bakri

"M.D CABO, FRCSgl Consultant ophthalmologist Abdelhadi Eye Clinic, Tripoli, Libya

Dr. Renato Ambrosio

"MD, PhD Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil President of ISRS

Dr. Rohit Shetty

Consultant Cornea and Refractive surgery Vice Chairman, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore Clinical and Translational Scientist, GROW laboratories Faculty, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Maastricht University. India"

Dr. Safwan Al Bayati

"Dr.Safwan Al- Bayati , FRCS,FACS,MD Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Director of New Vision Eye Center

Dr. Sandip Mitra

"Consultant Ophthalmologist Al Zahra Pvt. Hospital Sharjah UAE and Emirates Hospital Dubai, UAE

Dr. Sherif Emerah

"FRCS, MD Head of Cornea and refractive unit Magrabi eye hospital, Dubai

Dr. Soosan Jacob

"MS, FRCS, DNB Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital and Eye Research Centre in Chennai, India."

Dr. Tarek Katamesh

"Professor of Ophthalmology Cairo University, Egypt Head of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Department Al-Nour Eye, Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Yury Takhaev

"MD Professor of Ophthalmology Department Pavlov State Medical University in Saint-Petersburg, Russia"

Dr. Zaina Al-Mohtaseb

"MD Associate Professor Ophthalmology-Departmental, Baylor College of Medicine, USA


Dr. A K Amitava

"Prof Strabismology Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh Muslim University. India

Dr. Aditya Sethi

"MBBS, DO Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon Deseret Eye Hospital, India

Dr. Ajoy Vincent

Clinician Teacher,Associate Professor Ocular Genetics & Ocular electrophysiology, Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences University of Toronto, Canada Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Amani Bakri

"Associate Consultant Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Ocular Genetics Chairman of Pediatric Ophthalmology Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Dr. Arif Khan

Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Ocular Genetics Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE Professor of Ophthalmology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Gorka Sesma

"M.D. Consultant and Professor Universidad Central de Venezuela and Foundation for the advance of Ophthalmology, Venezuela

Dr. Hassan Sabry

"Medical Director and Head of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Unit Magrabi Eye & Ear Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Hayat Khan

"Head Pediatric Ophthalmology Senior Specialist Registrar, Pediatric Ophthalmology Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, UAE

Dr. Ihab El Bably

"Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Dr. Irfan Jeeva

"Assistant Professor Consultant Ophthalmologist Section of Opthalmology, Department of Surgery Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan

Dr. Ismat Ereifej

Cosultant Ophthalmologist Head of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at ophthalmology department Queen Rania Hospital for children, Royal medical services, Jordan

Dr. Magdi Anis Rophail

"Ophthalmology Specialist Al-Qassimi and Kuwait Hospital, Ministry Of Health, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mustafa Mehyar

"Consultant ophthalmic surgeon and pediatric ophthalmologist Head and founder of Ishraq and Mehyar eye center, Jordan

Dr. Mustafa Sanjari

"Professor Director of Neuro-ophthalmology Unit, Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Unit Eye Department,University Hospital, Rassoul Akram Hospital, Iran"

Dr. Nihal Elshakankiri

"Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University in Egypt

Dr. Rehman Siddiqui

Director of Retina Service Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Syed M.Asad Ali

"Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist in Strabismus and Cataract Surgery Chief of Paediatric Ophthalmology - Moorfields UAE"

Dr. Zhale Rajavi

"MD Professor Ophthalmic Research Center, Imam Hossein Medical Center, Tehran, Iran


Dr. Essam Eltoukhy

"Professor of Ophthalmology Head of Oculoplasty Cairo University, Egypt

Dr. Farzad Pakdel

"M.D. Department of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Vice chair of Education Department of OPRS, Farabi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Dr. Fatima Ibrahim

"Head of Ophthalmic Department Chairperson and member in several Committee in Qassimi hospital and Ministry of Health National Coordinator –of Eye Health –Preventive of Blindness – UAE

Dr. Habibullah Eatamadi

"MD FRCSophth Chief division and Consultant Oculoplastics and Orbital surgeon Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu-Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Jakob Bennike

"Ocuoplasty Surgeon Physician | Opthalmology North American Lasik and Eye Surgery, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Khaled Abuhaleeqa

Consultant Ophthalmologist Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive Surgery Chief of the Ophthalmology Department Mafraq hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Mahmoud Al-Salem

"MD. (Professor) MB,BCh;. F.R.C.S.; D.O.; FRCOphth; FISOD. Director of Oculoplastic & Orbital surgery Eye Specialty Hospital, Jordan

Dr. Ossama Ababneh

"MD Professor of Ophthalmology Head of Special Surgery Department The University of Jordan, Jordan

Dr. Ossama Hakim

"Consultant Paediatric & Oculoplasty Ophthalmology Magrabi Eye hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Raman Mittal

"DNB - Ophthalmology, MBBS Oculoplastic Surgeon Grewal Eye Institute, I-Plast, and Brar Eye Hospital, India

Dr. Walid Abdalla

Consultant Ophthalmologist head of the Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Oculoplasty department Eye Consultants Center


Dr. Adi M Al Owaifeer

"MBBS Faculty of Ophthalmology King Faisal University, KSA

Dr. Ali AlSheikheh

" MD, MSc.ophth,”Facharzt” Consultant ophthalmologist & Glaucoma surgeon Alnahdha hospital, Oman"

Dr. Basel Alfaaouri

"Surgeon/Specialist – Ophthalmology Saudi German Hospital Sharjah, UAE

Dr. Bassel Qaddoura

"MD, FICO, FEBO, MRCSed ophth Specialist ophthalmologist Eye Clinic, Uddevalla Hospital, Sweden

Dr. Hassan Khaled

"MD, ABOphth, JBOphth, FRCS. Consultant Ophthalmologist. Chief of Cataract and Glaucoma Unit. Magrabi Eye Center, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Dr. James Bacon

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Consultant Ophthalmologist Eye Institute | Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi"

Dr. John Davis Akkara

"MBBS, MS Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon Aravind Eye Hospital, India

Dr. Kaweh Mansouri

"Professor and Consultant Ophthalmologist Adjoint Professor, Department of Ophthalmology University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, USA

Dr. Mingguang He

Dr. Mohamed Hesham Aly

"Consultant ophthalmologist and medical director Head of Glaucoma and Cataract department Magrabi eye hospital DHCC, Dubai, UAE"

Dr. Natalia Porporato

"M.D. Ophthalmologist Clinical Research Fellow at Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

Dr. Omar Rafiq

"MBChB, FRCOphth Consultant Ophthalmologist Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr. Parul Ichhpujani

"Associate Professor Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Dr. Rajesh Sasikumar

Staff specialist, glaucoma and cataract services Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE Clinical Professor Cleveland Clinic Lerner school of medicine, Case Western University, USA"

Dr. Ronnie George

"MBBS, MS (OPHTHALMOLOGY), DO, DNB Consultant Ophthalmologist Deputy Director Glaucoma Services department at Sankara Nehralaya, India

Dr. Sahil Thakur

"MBBS, MS Ophthalmologist Department of Ocular Epidemiology, Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

Dr. Shahin Yazdani

"Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran Attending Physician Department of Ophthalmology, Labbafinejad Medical Center, Iran."

Dr. Shibal Bhartiya

"MBBS, MS Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, India

Dr. Suresh Kumar Gupta

"Professor and Head Department of Ophthalmology Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

Dr. Sushmita Kaushik

"M.B.B.S., M.S Prof Ophthalmology Advanced Eye Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Dr. Swati Upadhyaya

"DO, DNB Medical Consultant, Glaucoma Services Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India

Dr. Tanuj Dada

"Professor of Ophthalmology, RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India"

Dr. Tarek Shaarawy

Head of the Glaucoma Unit Glaucoma surgery research group at the University of Geneva Hospitals, Switzerland"

Dr. Zeynep Aktas

Dr. Ziad Khoueir

"Associate director of the Glaucoma division Beirut Eye and ENT Specialist Hospital, Lebanon"

Dr. ike Ahmed

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Clinical Professor, University of Utah Director, Glaucoma & Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery (GAASS) Fellowship, University of Toronto Research Director, Kensington Eye Institute, University of Toronto Division Head, Ophthalmology, Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON Medical Director, Prism Eye Institute Co-Medical Director, TLC Oakvillle

European VitreoRetinal society

Dr. Ahmed Sallam

"MD, PhD, FRCOphth Associate Professor, Retina and Uveitis Director, Uveitis Service, Jones Eye Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Arkansas, USA

Dr. Ehab El Rayyes

"Consultant Vitreoretinal Ophthalmologist Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of The Retina Department , Institute of Ophthalmology - Egypt

Dr. Giampaolo Gini

"Consultant Ophthalmic Vitreo Retinal Surgeon -Western Sussex NHS University Trust, UK -Nuffield Health Sussex, UK -Optegra Eye Hospitals Hampshire, UK President European Vitreo Retinal Society (EVRS) Vice-Liason Officer for Europe American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Board Member AIMO (Italian Association of Ophthalmologists)