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Dr. Khaled Sharif

Dr. Khaled Sharif  is an internationally renowned Eye Surgeon who is the Founder and Medical Director of the Sharif Eye Centers Medical Group Inc.; a professional corporation dedicated to providing world-class laser vision correction procedures as well as comprehensive multi-sub specialty eye care in various cities in the Middle East.

Dr. Khaled completed his residency and fellowship training in Great Britain where he worked as an Eye Surgeon for ten years. He was the first Eye Surgeon to perform LASIK procedures in his country, and was also a pioneer in introducing Implantable contact lens surgery as well as laser cataract surgery and lately the first UltraLASIK procedures.

He published a prize winning textbook on Corneal Diseases in Great Britain as well as more than one hundred papers and presentations in European and American Medical Journals.

Dr. Sharif received a fellowship degree from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow UK, specializing in eye surgery. One year later, he received a Fellowship Degree from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London.

Dr. Sharif is also a consultant for Wavelight Excimer Laser Company (ALCON – USA ), and is involved in the training of other Surgeons in many countries on different Refractive Surgery Techniques.

Dr. Sharif has published many articles on the “Diagnosis and Management of Eye Diseases”; including a textbook on “Corneal Diseases” which was nominated for the prize of the best medical book published in Britain by the Society of British Authors.

Dr. Sharif has been invited by many countries in the World to give training courses on Eye Laser Surgery (PRK, LASIK, & IntraLASIK) to Eye Surgeons and Medical Doctors. Few years ago, he was invited as a visiting Professor at New York University Medical School and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he gave lectures on the same subject

Dr. Khaled Sharif Consultant, Ophthalmologist and Corneal Surgery Specialist. Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services.

Awards and Prizes

Man of the Year Award – Jordan TV (1996).

Award of Excellence in the Field of Medicine and Eye Surgery, (Presented by his Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan – 2003).

Winner of Ophthalmology Diagnosis Competition (UK).

GLAXO Prize for the “Best Medical Atlas” published in Britain by the Society of British Authors.

Nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Ernst and Young – 2012).

Dr.Khaled AlSharif was chosen and awarded as one of the Jordan’s top 50 Entrepreneurial legacy in 2018 – 2019 by Venture Magazine

Dr. Khaled Sharifis an internationally renowned Eye Surgeon who is the Founder and Medical Director of the Sharif Eye Centers Medical Group Inc.; a professional corporation dedicated to providing world-class laser vision correction procedures as well as comprehensive multi-subspecialty eye care in various cities in the Middle East.

Dr. Khaledcompleted his residency and fellowship training in Great Britain where he worked as an Eye Surgeon for ten years. He was the first Eye Surgeon to perform LASIK procedures in his country, and was also a pioneer in introducing Implantable contact lens surgery as well as laser cataract surgery and lately the first UltraLASIK procedures.

He published a prize winning textbook on Corneal Diseases in Great Britain as well as more than one hundred papers and presentations in European and American Medical Journals.

Dr. Khaled Sharif Biography Consultant, Ophthalmologist and Corneal Surgery Specialist. Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services.

Dr. Sharif received a fellowship degree from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow UK, specializing in eye surgery. One year later, he received a Fellowship Degree from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London.

Dr. Sharif is also a consultant for Wavelight Excimer Laser Company (ALCON – USA ), and is involved in the training of other Surgeons in many countries on different Refractive Surgery Techniques.

Dr. Sharif has published many articles on the “Diagnosis and Management of Eye Diseases”; including a textbook on “Corneal Diseases” which was nominated for the prize of the best medical book published in Britain by the Society of British Authors.

Dr. Sharif has been invited by many countries in the World to give training courses on Eye Laser Surgery (PRK, LASIK, & IntraLASIK) to Eye Surgeons and Medical Doctors. Few years ago, he was invited as a visiting Professor at New York University Medical School and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he gave lectures on the same subject.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS).
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists – London (FRCOphth).
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology – San Francisco.
  • Member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery.
  • Visiting Professor in Clinical Ophthalmology – New York Eye and Ear Infirmary – New York.
  • Member of the Examining Board for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in Glasgow since 2001.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Following International Medical Journals:
    • Archives of Ophthalmology (USA).
    • Middle East Journal of Ophthalmology.

Research, Publications and Presentations

    • Sharif, W., Ali, Z. R., & Sharif, K. (2019). Long term efficacy and stability of corneal collagen cross linking for post-LASIK ectasia: an average of 80mo follow-up. International journal of ophthalmology, 12(2), 333–337. doi:10.18240/ijo.2019.02.22
    • CASEY, TA. and SHARIF, K.W. Atlas of Corneal Dystrophies and Degenerations. Wolfe Medical Publications Ltd., London, Mosby Year Book Inc., U.S.A. Nominated for the (GLAXO MEDICAL PRIZE) by the Society of British Authors.
    • SHARIF, K.W., DOIG, M., KINSELLA, F. Visual Impairment in Juvenile Paget’s Disease with Pseudo-Xanthoma Elsaticu Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, USA.
    • SHARIF, K.W. and CASEY, TAPenetrating Keratoplasti forKeratoconus; complications and long term success British Journal of Ophthalmology, 75, 142-146.
    • SHARIF, K.W., McGee, C.N.I., TOMLINSON, R. C. K.Ocular Trauma caused by Airgun Pellets; ten year survey.
    • SHARIF, K.W., ARAFAT, A. WYKES, WThe Treatment of Recurrent Tirchiasis with Argon Laser Photocoagulation EYE, 5, 591 – 595.
    • SHARIF, K.W.Ocular Infections during Infancy and Childhood – Jordanian Pediatric Bulletin, vol.3, 3-6.
    • SHARIF, K.W. and CASEY, TA. HOE, WPenetrating Keratoplasty for Bilateral Acute Corneal Calcification Cornea – USA.
    • SHARIF, K.W. , CASEY TA, COLTART D.J.The Prevalence of Mitral Valve Prolapsed inKeratoconuspatients Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 85 446-448.
    • Doppler Ultrasound in determining the site of Temporal Artery Biopsy in suspected Giant Cell Arthritis.Presented at Walton Conference Center, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.
    • Traumatic Pigment Epithelial TearPresented at Moorefield’s Eye Hospital , London.
    • Unusual Ocular presentation of Internal Carotid Artery AneurysmPresented at the Tenant Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow.
    • Ocular Injuries related to Airgun PelletsPresented at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club Conference, Glasgow.
    • Management of a case of Unilateral ProptosisPresented at the American Wing Post-Graduate Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead, Sussex.
    • Acanthamoeba Keratitis – Diagnosis and ManagementPresented at the American Wing Post-Graduate Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead, Sussex.
    • The Changing Indications of Penetrating KeratoplastyPresented at the Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists (U.K) London, published in EYE, 7, 485 -488.
    • Subepithelial Flexion Striae; A New Sign of Advanced Terrien’s Marginal Degeneration.Presented at the Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists, London.
    • Penetrating Keratoplasty for Corneal Dystrophies and DegenerationsPresented at the Cornea Symposium at the Royal Society of Medicine, London.
    • Penetrating Keratoplasty in Infants and ChildrenPresented at the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology Conference; Marrakesh.
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and AstigmatismResults for the first 100 cases – presented at the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology Conference; Marrakesh.
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy and LASIK for Myopia and AstigmatismResults for the first 1,000 cases – presented as a Visiting Professor at the New York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew York.
    • Indications and results of PRK using the NIDEK EC-5000 Excimer Laser SystemPresented at the Refractive Surgery Symposium –The Sheraton Hotel, Abu Dhabi UAE.
    • Recent Advances in Ophthalmology – towards the year 2000Presented at the Telemedicine Symposium at I.H.H. Amman, Jordan.
    • The Hormonal Effect of Pregnancy on Wound Healing Post – PRKPresented at the NIDEK International Excimer Laser Users Meeting Aswan, Egypt.
    • Corneal Disasters – Herpes Simplex Endotheliitis in Corneal TransplantPresented at the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology International Conference Amman, Jordan.
    • SHARIF, K.W. – Regression of Myopia induced by Pregnancy after Photorefractive Keratectomy Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol. 13 (suppl.) S447-S448.
    • SHARIF, K.W. – Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and AstigmatismResults for the first 1000 cases – Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol. 13 (suppl.) S470.
    • (Ophthalmology in the 21st Century, expected Advances in the Next decade)Presented at WORLD CARE GLOBAL TELEMEDICINE SYMPOSIUM Amman – Jordan.
    • “AN EYE TO THE FUTURE ” –Presented at the American University of Beirut Alumni Club Meeting, Amman – Jordan.
    • Long-Term results of my first one thousand LASIK ProceduresPresented at the First international congress of the Arab Ophthalmic Association meeting of Dubai, April 1998.
    • LASIK For Hyperopia ,Presented at the CHIRON-TECHNOLAS USERS GROUP CONFERENCE,EGYPT, FEB.1999.
    • Overview of Eye care in Jordan,Presented at the (Ophthalmology in the Middle East Symposium) at the AAO Convention- New Orleans, Oct.1999.
    • LASIK Following Penetating Keratoplasty(Presented at the LASIK Symposium) Cairo, Egypt, Feb.2000.
    • Overview of LASIK MicroKeratomes,Presented at the Refractive Surgery Symposium , Beirut , Lebanon, Sept.2000.
    • Prevention and Management of post – LASIK Corneal EctasiaPresented at the Seventh Congress of the Jordanian Ophthalmic Society, Amman, March 2005.
    • Topography – Guided Ablation for the Correction of post – Refractive Surgery Corneal IrregularitiesPresented at the XIII Lebanese Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Beirut, Nov. 2005.
    • Femto Second Laser for the management of post Keratoplasty AstigmatismPresented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology – Subspecialty Day, Chicago, Oct. 2010.
    • Refractive Lens Exchange, Risks and BenefitsPresented at the World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, Feb. 2012.
    • Global Experience using Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia Correction (Panel Discussion).Published by EURO TIMES, Sep. 2012.

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