Dr. Amin Nasr’s practice, Middle East Surgical Clinics (MESC), is based in Lebanon. He performs most of his surgeries in this world class facility located in Beirut. Dr. Nasr also travels to various countries to perform ophthalmic surgeries. He specializes in Eye Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Orbital Diseases and has performed over 30,000 surgeries during his illustrious career. He operates in several countries as part of joint ventures between his main headquarters, the MESC in Beirut, and other private institutions in the Middle East.
Dr. Amin Nasr graduated from the American University of Beirut (1974-1979) as a Doctor of Medicine. He trained as a Medicine Resident at the American University of Beirut (1978-1979) and took his residency in Ophthalmology in the said institution in 1979 until 1982. In 1982, he was a Clinical Fellow in the Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Dr. Nasr was also a Fellow Associate of the Diagnostic Ultrasonography and Orbital Diseases in 1983 and in 1984, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Orbits in the University of Iowa, Iowa City, U.S.A.
Clinical Associate, Department of Ophthalmology
The University of Iowa
Chief of Oculoplastic Surgery
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Consultant Oculoplastics/Orbital Disease Surgeon
Chief of Anaplastology Ultrasonography
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
October 1996 to date
Senior Academic Consultant (Professor of Ophthalmology)
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
October 1997 to date
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut
1990: Member of the Board of Directors, International Society of Orbital Disorders (ISOD)
1991-1994: Vice President
1994-1998: Vice President
1999 to date: President
Certifications and Licensure
1980 Certification Educational, Commission for Foreign Medical, Graduates (ECFMG)
1981 Certified Ophthalmologist, Lebanese Order of Physicians (file N 146/N)
1983 State of Iowa, License No. 727, U.S.A.
1987 Fellow International College of Surgeons (FICS), Chicago, U.S.A.
1992 Board Certified and Fellow American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), U.S.A.
1993 Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS), Chicago, U.S.A.
1995 Certified Diplomat, American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery (AAARS), U.S.A
1995 Fellow, Society for Orbital Disorders (ISOD), Amsterdam, Holland
Academic and Professional Affiliations
Member in Various Orders, Associations and Societies
Honors and Awards
1971: Honors-Mathematics, Bacc. II, International College Beirut
1974: Honors Certificate, Lebanese Red Cross
1982: Resident of the Year,American University of Beirut
1989-1999: WhoÂ’s Who in the World, Illinois, U.S.A.
1993: Surgical Video Presentation – Honor Award, II Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology (PACO) Damascus, Syria.
1994: Shield of Honor, Syrian Ophthalmological Society, Allepo, Syria
1995: Honor Certificate, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1996: Honor Award, Lebanese Ophthalmological Society and Afro-Asian Academy of Ophthalmology
1998: Honor Award, Â“ORBISÂ”, International Ophthalmic, Aid Program, New York, USA
1999: Honor Award, Pan Arab African, Congress of Ophthalmology (PACO), Cairo Â– Egypt
2004: American Medal of Honor in Medicine
1986-1993: Editorial Board Member, Modern Medicine of the Middle East, Nice, France
1987-1990: Editorial Board Member, Saudi Bulletin of Ophthalmology
1992-to date: Advisory Board Member Â“OrbitÂ” Official Journal of the orbital Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1992-1996: Editor-in-Chief, “Middle East Journal of Ophthalmology” (MEJO), Official Journal of the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology, Cairo, Egypt
1996: Review Editor-Survey of Ophthalmology, Boston, USA
1997: Examiner and Faculty, Arab Board of Ophthalmology
1997: Review Editor-Eye, Journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK
Directed, Chaired and Published
-Over 50 courses in the field of Ophthalmic Plastic and reconstructive surgery at various international institutions.
-Contributed as a visiting lecturer and surgeon to over 100 several medical and surgical facilities.
-Over 360 scientific publications, chapters and texts in major peer reviewed journals.