Education

Medical School
American University of Beirut (1986), Ophthalmology
Internship
American University of Beirut (1987), Ophthalmology
Internship
American University of Beirut (1987), Ophthalmology
Residency
American University of Beirut (1990), Ophthalmology
Residency
American University of Beirut (1990), Ophthalmology
Fellowship
Kentucky Lions Research Institute (1991), Glaucoma
Internship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1993), Internal Medicine
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1995), Ophthalmology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996), Ophthalmology
Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2005), Ophthalmology
Fellowship
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2006), Oculoplastic Surgery

Research Interest

  • Cataract
  • Cornea
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastics

Honors & Awards

  • US Allergan/Fisons Award
    Award given to a young investigator for research in the field of ocular immunology and contact lenses (1994)
  • Distinction in AUB B.S.
    B.S. Major Biology (1982)
  • Penrose Award @ AUB
    Given in recognition of the best combination of qualities of scholarship, character, and leadership, and contribution to the university as a whole (1982)
  • AUB Dean’s Honor List
    In recognition of the highest attainment of scholarship during the first semester of 1980-1981 (1981)
  • AUB Dean’s Honor List
    In recognition of the highest attainment of scholarship during the second semester of 1980-1981 (1981)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AAO
  • ASCRS (Amer. Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
  • Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists
  • CASSY
  • Dallas Academy of Ophthlamology
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • ISCRS (Int'l. Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Ophthalmological Association