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Dr. Hayat Khan

PO Box 30353

Brief Biography:

1.  Primary Appointments

Now Head of Pediatric ophthalmology at Dubai Hospital, United Arab Emirates 

1.1. Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology May 2012 onwards Saad Specialist Hospital PO Box 30353, Al-Khobar 31952, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1.2. Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology July 2010- March 2012 Lifeline Eye Care Institute, New Delhi, India

1.3. Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology Batch 2009- 2010 The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

1.4. Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology Batch 2009- 2010 Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University, Canada

1.4. Consultant Ophthalmologist Oct. 2007 to Oct. 2008 Guyana Eye Foundation Inc. (GEF, Inc.), Georgetown, Guyana

1.6. Consultant Ophthalmologist Sept. 2005 to Oct. 2008 St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Georgetown, Guyana

1.7. Consultant Ophthalmologist April 2005 to Oct. 2008 Woodlands Hospital, Georgetown, Guyana

1.8. Consultant Ophthalmologist April 2005 to Oct. 2008 Georgetown Medical Center, Georgetown, Guyana

1.9. Consultant Ophthalmologist(ORBIS Sponsored) March 2005 to Oct. 2007 Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Guyana


2. Cross Appointment

2.1. Lecturer Nov. 2006 to Oct 2008 Medical School, University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

2.2. Referee for Ophthalmology June 2005 to Oct 2008 National Insurance Scheme of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

2.3. Lecturer Oct.2007 to Oct. 2008 Guyana Orthoptics School, Guyana Eye Foundation, Guyana



4.1. American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology “Research Award 2012”

4.2. Guyana Eye Foundation International Fellowship Award, 2008 & 2009

4.3. National Eye-care Leadership Award, Guyana, 2008

4.4. Regional Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology Care, Bhairahawa, Nepal, 2005


Academic positions:

1. FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY 2009-10 Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

2. FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY 2008-09 Montreal Children Hospital, McGill University, Canada

3. OBSERVERSHIP May 2007 to Oct. 2007 Divisionof Vitreoretinal Surgery at Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada


Research interests:


1. Current

1.1. Application of ultrasound biomicroscopy in paediatric ophthalmology for:

• Study of Lisch Nodules in cases of Neurofibromatosis

• To study and describe congenital anterior lentiglobus resulting from abnormalities in the posterior capsule.

1.2. Prevalence and Outcome of Uveitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

1.3. Designing a new Pediatric Ophthalmology Examination Chair especially designed for the pediatric ophthalmology setup useful for examination as well as therapeutic use.


2. Past

2.1. Genotypes and phenotypes in patients with retinal dystrophies.

2.2. Genotypic Variation across the spectrum of Lucentis response in AMD Patients

2.3. Using different techniques for small incision cataract surgery and its comparison with ‘Fish Hook Technique’ for nuclear extraction.

2.4. Study of Topical Anaesthesia versus Peribulbar Anaesthesia in patients operated with phacoemulsification.


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