Dr. Muhammad Younis


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


Dr. Muhammad Younis MD, FACS is a graduate of the American University of Beirut (AUB), where he received his BS in biology followed by MD and completed his residency in Ophthalmology from the same institution. He had two years of Fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Hospital for Sick Children, University College of London, England. He also rotated in academic post in Saint James University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary, North England for more than 2 years.

Work Experience:

  • Co-chair of the Eye Department at Rafic Hariri University Hospital and Head of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Service and Director of teaching program.
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon:
    • American University of Beirut Medical Center.
    • Clemenceau Medical Centre.
    • Beirut Eye & Ear Hospital.
    • Saint Georges Hospital, University of Balamand.
    • Rizk Hospital, Lebanese American University.
Clinical Expertise:
  • Advanced Cataract Surgery for Adults and Pediatrics (Toric IOLs and Multifocal IOLs).
  • Squint- Pediatric & Adult Surgeries, Botox Injection.
  • Amblyopia Management.
  • Vision Screening.
  • Keratoconus Management: Crosslinking .
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity .
  • Diabetic & Hypertensive Retina Screening & Medical Management.
  • Glaucoma Management (Medical & Surgical).
  • Laser Treatment for Retinal Diseases & Anterior Segment Diseases.
  • Management of Ocular Trauma and Surgeries .
  • Investigative Ophthalmology (Pentacam, Visual Field, Anterior OCT and Oct-angiography, Fluorescence Angiography, Ultrasonography: A & B Scans, Orthoptic Assessment).
Certifications and Professional Memberships:
  • Past president of the Lebanese Ophthalmological Society.
  • National board member of Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO).
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) – President elect of the Lebanese Chapter.
  • International Strabismological Association (ISA).
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
  • American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) .
  • Active board member of the Scientific Committee Bureau of World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS).
  • International Board Member of IPOSC (International Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council Council).

He has actively participated (as invited speaker) in many national, regional and international scientific meetings. He has authored many publications in various peer journals and is also a reviewer of European Journal of Ophthalmology.

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