dr.Abusamak

CONSULTANT VITREORETINAL SURGEON & REFRACTIVE SURGEON

  • Providing high quality patient focus practice
  • Accountability and high level of responsibility
  • Evidence based ophthalmology and continuous learning with sound knowledge and application of clinically proven practices. Expertise in utilizing scientific methods to solve complex problems
  • Experienced Vitreoretinal surgeon- early adopter of 23G and no scissors vitrectomy
  • Experienced trauma vitreoretinal surgeon (war zone casualties)- heavy liquids and HD silicone oil and management of PVR , suturing of IOLs, pupilloplasty and IOFB removal
  • Experienced in Medical retinal therapeutics, diagnostics and lasers (Micropulse 577, Diode, Green & YAG)
  • Experienced in Medical and laser treatment of Glaucoma (MLT, SLT, and Cyclo G6 Diode laser systems)
  • Experienced in Excimer laser correction of vision (LASIK, PRK and FS-Lasik) and ICRS implantation
  • Started Trifocal IOLs (Panoptix and Finevision) in 2016 till present
  • Experienced phaco surgeon with experience in premium IOLs- first surgeon to implant Toric IOL in Jordan
  • Experience in ICL implantation. Probably (one of few surgeons in the world) to implant the most minus ICL -23D (ICM125 -23) 2008
  • Early adopter of new technology in Ophthalmology- First OCTangio in Jordan
  • Lecturer for ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies
  • Lecturer at the Jordan Ophthalmological society meetings and activities
  • Lecturer and presenter at regional ophthalmological meetings
  • Demonstrating initiative in ophthalmology residents training and workshop administration at Islamic hospital and AlKhalidi Medical center
  • Full privileges and responsibilities as a consultant ophthalmic surgeon in many hospitals and surgical centers in Amman Jordan and outside Jordan
  • Active participation in Jordanian Ophthalmological society as a member and organizer of scientific activities
  • Physicians representative duties as a member of social and retirement committee of the Jordan Medical Association 2017-present

Consultant Ophthalmologist 2/2002- 6/2014

Islamic Hospital Ophthalmology Teaching Program

Clinical Professor and Head of Vitreoretinal Department

Part-time Job (2 days/week)

  • Full privileges and responsibilities as a primary ophthalmologist.
  • Full privileges and responsibilities as a vitreoretinal surgeon
  • Teaching duties for both medical students and postgraduate residents.
  • Supervisor and Lecturer in retina and vitreous diseases for Ophthalmology Residents
  • Mentor of research (Improving Differential Diagnosis of Angioid Streaks

Diagnostic considerations and a case study November 2011)

  • Experienced and skillful surgeon (complex vitreoretinal surgery of war casualties)
  • Tertiary center referral of Retinopathy of Prematurity (able to design and conduct programs for ROP screening and management)

Consultant Ophthalmologist 7/2002- 6/2006

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon & Refractive Surgeon

Khalidi Eye Center

Al Khalidi Hospital and Medical Center Amman, Jordan

  • Full privileges and responsibilities as a primary ophthalmologist.
  • Full privileges and responsibilities as a vitreoretinal surgeon.
  • Co-chairman and head of Retina Unit
  • In-patient and outpatient care and surgery conducted in state-of-the-art setting hospital (private sector)
  • Research screening for amblyopia (co-author) and application of new devices in ophthalmic surgery e.g. IVTA, Avastin, and VR surgical bimanual techniques

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 7/2000- 6/2002

School of Medicine, University of Jordan Amman, Jordan

Vitreoretinal surgeon

• Full privileges and responsibilities as a primary ophthalmologist.

• Full privileges and responsibilities as a vitreoretinal surgeon.

• Assistant prof. teaching duties for both medical students and postgraduate residents.

• Experienced in trauma surgery and diabetic retinopathy management and surgery.

• Experienced in BIOM® and MIS® in complex VR surgery

• Experienced in Perfluorocarbon liquids and silicone oil in VR surgery

• Lecturer in vitreoretinal diseases. Jordan Med. Council Board Review Course 2001

• Lecturer at Coll. of Phys. Medicine Univ. of Jordan. Ophthalmology Review 2001-2002

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