Dr Mazen M. Senjab

18 March 2016

Title

  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist
  • Refractive and Corneal Surgeon
  • Keratoconus Specialist
  • Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Specialist
  • Squint Specialist
  • MBBCH, MSc, CABOphth, PhD, FRCOphth (London)

Department

  • Ophthalmology

Speciality

  • Cornea, Vision correction (Refractive surgery), Keratoconus management, Cataract, Cosmetic eyelid surgeries and Tear system diseases (Oculoplasty), and Squint

Type of Consultations

  • Adults, Teenagers, and Children

Surgeon

  • Yes

Background

  • Professor of Ophthalmology in Damascus University until 2013
  • Chief of Squint and Plastic Surgery Department in Damascus University Hospital until 2013
  • Lecturer at both International and Regional Scientific Conferences
  • Global Expert in Corneal Topography
  • Medical Researcher
  • Author of Medical Books

Extensive experience in:

  • Vision correction by LASIK and PRK
  • Modern managements of Keratoconus by corneal cross linking, intra corneal rings, intra ocular lenses, corneal grafts and lamellar keratoplasty
  • Cataract removal by Phaco under topical anaesthesia without sutures
  • Congenital and Acquired Eyelid diseases
  • Cosmetic and Plastic Eyelid surgery
  • Lacrimal system diseases and Tear Canals Obstruction
  • Childhood and Adulthood Squint

Education

  • M.B.B.C.H degree in 1993 from Aleppo University, Syria (Top Ten of alumni)
  • Certificate of Ophthalmology Specialist in 1996 from Ministry of Health, Syria
  • Master degree (MSc) in Ophthalmology in 1997 from Damascus University, Syria (Highest Degree and the 1st degree of alumni)
  • CABOphth in 1998 from the Council of Arab Board of Ophthalmology (Highest Degree and the 1st degree of alumni)
  • PhD in Orbit and Plastic Surgery in 2009 from Damascus University in collaboration with¬†Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK (Highest Degree)
  • FRCOphth from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK
  • Certificate in Medical Research and Biostatistics in 2008 from the Syrian American Medical Association (SAMA)

Internships

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Residencies

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria

Fellowships

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Board Certifications

  • Certified by Syrian Ministry of Health License
  • Certified by Saudi Commission of Health Specialties
  • Certified by Bahrain National Health Regulatory Authority

Teaching Appointments

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Damascus University
  • Supervisor of Masters Degree, Damascus University
  • Scientific and Clinical Supervisor, Damascus University Hospital
  • Senior lecturer in Faculty of Medicine, Damascus University and the Hospitals of the Ministry of Health, Syria

Professional Society Memberships

  • Member of the Syrian Society of Ophthalmology (SOS-SY)
  • Member of the Syrian American Medical Association (SAMA)
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)

Special Interests

  • Writing Medical Books
  • Publishing research
  • Teaching videos for ophthalmologists
  • Founder of Senjab Virtual Academy

Languages

  • Arabic and English