|Dr. Christiane Al- Haddad
|Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist
Specialised in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Languages: English and Arabic
Dr Christiane Al- Haddad is a visiting associate professor of Ophthalmology, Specialised in Paediatric Ophthalmology and adult Strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in Dubai Healthcare City.
She holds an MD degree from the American University of Beirut in 2000, an Ophthalmology degree from the American University of Beirut in 2004, a fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology from Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC in 2005, and a fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus from Duke Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA in 2006.
Dr Al-Haddad has more than 15 years of regional/international experience in all aspects of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismology in leading medical institutions: the American University of Beirut Medical Center (Lebanon), Children’s National Medical Center (USA) and Duke Eye Center (USA).
She has undertaken research in the field of Paediatric Ophthalmology & strabismus and has published more than 50 research papers on amblyopia, strabismus, genetic eye diseases, retinoblastoma, congenital glaucoma and eye tracking technology in leading journals including British Journal of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of the American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology among others.
Dr Al-Haddad is a member of the American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the International Strabismological Association and the Costenbader Society. She is the director of the Paediatric Ophthalmology division in the Ophthalmology department at the American University of Beirut and established the retinoblastoma program with the oncology team at the Children’s Cancer Center in collaboration with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis USA.