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Dr. Ayesha Khan

Paediatric Ophthalmologist - Eye Surgeon

Dr. Ayesha Khan

Paediatric Ophthalmologist - Eye Surgeon

Biography

Dr. Ayesha Khan is a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist - Eye Surgeon at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital. She is well trained and experienced in clinical and surgical treatment of full range of children’s Eye diseases which include, besides others, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Retinoblastoma, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Squints and eye injuries. She is also an experienced hand in surgically treating adult squints, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Khan, after doing her fellowships in Ophthalmology from College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan (FCPS), & Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK (FRCSEd), completed her clinical & surgical training in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus from University of Toronto, Canada. Thereafter, she headed the Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology at a tertiary care Eye Hospital in Pakistan for five years before moving to Canada in 2010. At Canada she served at the prestigious Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre for nine years as Associate Professor and Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.

Dr. Khan has done extensive research work in the field of Paediatric Ophthalmology and has a number of publications to her credit. In her clinical and surgical practice she utilizes the world-class methodologies.     

Professional Background

Medical School

1984
Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

Residency

1990 – 1995
Al Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Fellowship

1996
FCPS – Ophthalmology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan
1998
FRCSEd – Ophthalmology, Royal College Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK
2005
Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Canada

Work Experience

2019
Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, University of Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
2010 – 2019
Associate Professor, Staff Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
2005 – 2010
Associate Professor, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Head Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
2002 – 2004
Assistant Professor, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Head Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Languages Spoken

English, Urdu, French

Achievements Career Highlights

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)

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