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Dr. Ahmed Al-Ghoul, MD, MBA, FRCSC, DipABO

Participates in 2 items

Dr. Ahmed Al-Ghoul is Canada/US board certified Cornea and Anterior Segment specialist. Dr. Al-Ghoul has had an illustrious, outstanding academic history: he enrolled in the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan at the age of 19 after which he completed his 5 year Ophthalmology residency program. He then completed a prestigious fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC). He attained a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University in 2015.

Dr. Al-Ghoul’s clinical focus is on providing advanced corneal and refractive procedures. He introduced a number of sophisticated and complex techniques to Alberta: Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL), Descemet Stripping with Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK), Boston KPRO, and Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). 

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Al-Ghoul has developed a software that specializes in Dry Eye management utilizing artificial Intelligence algorithms. 


Financial disclosure: Dr. Al-Ghoul has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. CSI Dry Eye
  2. Sun Pharma

Sessions in which Dr. Ahmed Al-Ghoul, MD, MBA, FRCSC, DipABO participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Sunday 18 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: To review corneal crosslinking and adjunctive procedures available for patients with KeratoconusTo review primary and secondary enhancement refractive surgery options for myopic and hyperopic patientsTo understand the role of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) in corneal pathologies CanMEDS Roles: