Dr. Ziad Khoueir
Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist
Specialised in Adult Glaucoma and Cataract surgery

Languages: English, Arabic and French
Location: Dubai


Dr. Ziad Khoueir is a visiting Consultant ophthalmologist specialising in adult glaucoma and cataract surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in Dubai Healthcare City.

He holds a medical degree from the Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon (2008) and completed his ophthalmology residency at the Hotel-Dieu de France Hospital (2013). He then completed postdoctoral clinical and research fellowships at the Glaucoma Institute, UPMC-Sorbonne University in Paris, France (2014) and at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA (2016). He is also a laureate of the Glaucoma Subspecialty Diploma of the European Board of Ophthalmology.

He has more than seven years of both regional and international experience in glaucoma, one during which he has practised clinical and research work in leading medical institutions such as the Glaucoma Institute at the Paris Saint-Joseph Hospital (France), the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (USA), the Beirut Eye & ENT Specialist Hospital (Lebanon) and the Muscat Eye Laser Center (Oman).

Dr. Ziad currently holds the position of associate director of the Glaucoma division at the Beirut Eye and ENT Specialist Hospital. He is a clinical instructor and lecturer at the Saint-Joseph University Medical School in Beirut, Lebanon.

His research focuses on innovative techniques in managing and diagnosing glaucoma, such as minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), glaucoma lasers and the use of Optical Coherence Tomography imaging in glaucoma. He has published more than 35 research papers and chapters on those topics in leading ophthalmology journals. He has been invited to lecture and present his work in regional and international meetings in more than 20 countries over the last few years. He is currently a research collaborator at the Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Department in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

He is the co-chair of the associate advisory board of the World Glaucoma Association and a member of the associate advisory board of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery.

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