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Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Associate Residency Program Director

Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, M.D. is an ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Al-Mohtaseb earned her medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine and was elected Chief Resident in her final year of training. She finished her training at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (top program in the nation) with a fellowship in cornea/external disease, cataract & refractive surgery. She has excelled in three main aspects during her career—clinical and surgical, research, and education. She has authored more than 40 scientific publications and book chapters and is an active peer-reviewer. She has taken an active leadership role and presents at multiple national and international conferences and has become a key opinion leader in ophthalmology. She truly enjoys education and is currently the associate residency director at BCM and involved heavily with the ASCRS Young Eye Surgeons committee.