Dr. Alaa Bou Ghannam
Visiting Specialist Ophthalmologist in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Paediatric Glaucoma & Adult Strabismus
Location: Dubai


Dr. Alaa Bou Ghannam is a visiting specialist in neuro-ophthalmology, paediatric ophthalmology, and adult strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in Dubai Healthcare City.

He holds a bachelor in science (2007) with high distinction and a medical degree (2011) from the American University of Beirut. He finished his ophthalmology residency at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in 2015 before pursuing a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus from Children’s National Health System and George Washington Hospital in Washington DC in 2016. He also finished another fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology from The University of Colorado in 2017.

He has over five years of regional/international experience in paediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and neuro-ophthalmology in countries including Lebanon and The United States of America.

In his career, he has practiced in leading medical institutions such as The American University of Beirut Medical Center.

He has undertaken research in clinical ophthalmology and neurology and has published more than a dozen research papers and book chapters on strabismus, optic nerve diseases, paediatric glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology, ocular electrophysiology, and nystagmus, in leading medical journals.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Lebanese Ophthalmological Society (LOS), North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS), and The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

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