Dr. Salim Zafar Asaad

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Specialty: Opthalmology

Hospital: Tajmeel Royal Dental Clinic

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 :

  • MBBS
  • MS (Ophthalmology)
  • Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
  • Clinical expertise and services offered :

  • Advanced Vitreo-Retinal surgeries
  • Cataract surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular diseases
  • Retinal vascular disorders
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Lasers
  • Eye Trauma
  • General Ophthalmology