Dr. Salim Zafar Asaad is a Specialist in Ophthalmology at the Burjeel Hospital, Sharjah.
Dr. Salim Zafar Asaad has extensive experience of more than 18 years & specializes in the evaluation & treatment of all kinds Retinal diseases as well as Cataracts. He is a highly accomplished Vitreo-Retinal and Phaco surgeon & has performed more than 10,000 surgeries during his career.
Prior to joining Burjeel Hospital Dr. Asaad worked as Consultant Vitreo-Retinal Diseases at an established specialized eye hospital in Abu Dhabi. Before moving to the UAE he was Consultant & Head, Retina-Vitreous Services, Vasan Eye Hospitals Delhi-NCR and Chief Medical Officer, Greater Kailash, New Delhi. He was involved in the training of DNB residents in Ophthalmology during his stint at Venu Eye Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi.
Dr. Salim Z Asaad has authored a number of publications in peer reviewed journals and is regularly invited to speak at international/national conferences. He is a member of the European Society of Retina Specialists, the Vitreo-Retinal Society of India, Emirates Society of Ophthalmology and All India Ophthalmological Society
Consultant Vitreo-Retinal Abu Dhabi Oct 2015 – Apr 2019
Senior Consultant and and head Vitreo-Rentinal CMO GK Branch
Vasan Eye Hospital Delhi NCR Mar 2013 – Oct 2015
Dr. Asaad’s Qualification :
Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
Clinical expertise and services offered :
Advanced Vitreo-Retinal surgeries
Retinal vascular disorders
Age Related Macular Degeneration