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Dr. Omar Almallah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Barnegat, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Almallah "Omar F. Almallah, M.D., FACS, FABES, FAAO Founder & Board Certified Ophthalmologist | Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates, P.A. Dr. Omar F. Almallah is a distinguished ophthalmologist who has been practicing medicine for nearly thirty years. He is the founder of Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates, P.A. where he specializes in treating cataracts and refractive surgery. Over the course of his career, Dr. Almallah has treated well over twenty thousand cases of cataracts and garnered a reputation for his expert and compassionate patient care in New Jersey's Ocean and Monmouth Counties. With offices in Brick, Toms River, Marlboro, and Barnegat, Dr. Almallah is an internationally recognized ocular surgeon and was named Doctor of the Month byThe American Board of Eye Surgery in 2003. In his words: "Both of my parents were surgeons, and they guided me towards ophthalmology. My dad was a general surgeon and my mother was an obstetrician/gynecologist, but they knew that my interest was in optics. I used to be a photographer, and I have always been interested in technology, so they said ophthalmology was perfect for me. They were right, it is." Dr. Almallah attended the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in science and thenwent on to Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, graduating with his M.D. in 1991. He then completed his internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital before returning to Temple University to complete his residency in ophthalmology, where he was ranked number one out of five hundred applicants for one of three coveted training positions. He was Chief Resident during his senior year at Temple University Hospital, and shortly thereafter received his certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Eye Surgeons. A highly skilled ophthalmic and refractive surgeon, Dr. Almallah is an experienced provider of Lasik, as well as various other cutting edge ophthalmological procedures and comprehensive eye care. Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey, he is afliated with Community Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Almallah is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology (FAAO), a member of the Healthgrades Honor Roll, and a recipient of e American Board of Eye Surgery Doctor of the Month Award. Additionally, he is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) who recently invited him to their annual conference in Los Angeles to moderate a panel of highly regarded surgeons in a discussion of groundbreaking research in the field of presbyopia as well as teach skills transfer sessions to other surgeons from around the world. As a leader in his specialty, Dr. Almallah takes care to bring his artistic eye for detail to each procedure he performs. He utilizes his expertise to guide patients every step of the way, educating them on their particular situation and helping them choose the most effective treatment plan moving forward. Discussing the ever-evolving nature of his field, he says: With a wealth of expertise in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Almallah has published articles in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ocular Surgery News, Review of Ophthalmology, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, and the trade publication Eye World. A frequent lecturer on complicated surgical problems, Dr. Almallah has spoken at major industry meetings both nationally and internationally. He is also a host on the bulletin board entitled "Ask Lasik Doctor", where he has the opportunity to interact directly with patients, o ering them answers to all of their Lasik surgery questions. With nearly three decades of experience behind him, Dr. Almallah thoroughly enjoys his patient-oriented practice and intends to continue passionately treating patients for many years to come. When he's not working, Dr. Almallah enjoys boating, photography, and ballroom dancing with his wife."
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