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Tarek S. Hassan, M.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Senior Partner and Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship Training Program at Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, Michigan. He is currently the President of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and serves as head of the Executive Committee of both the ASRS and the Foundation of the ASRS. He has been the Program Chairman for the past two ASRS Annual Meetings and the Program Chairman for the past two Retina Subspecialty Day Programs at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Meetings. He is a course director of both the Annual Retina Fellows Forum Meeting and the Annual Best of Retina Meeting. He is also on the organizing committee of the Vail Vitrectomy Meeting. He is the founder of two international vitreoretinal societies, and presently serves as the President and Course Director of the Club Vit. Dr. Hassan has an active clinical and academic practice. He is involved in a wide array of both basic science and clinical vitreoretinal research studies, and has served as principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 100 national trials, notably in the areas of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, and vitreoretinal surgery. He has authored and co-authored more than 160 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 8 books or book chapters for medical texts. He is a scientific reviewer for all of the leading journals within ophthalmology and retina, and on the editorial board of several. He has been a leader in the areas of retinal detachment repair, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration, and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally for many years, giving more than 450 presentations on these topics. He was awarded the AAO Achievement Award in 2003, the ASRS Senior Honor Award in 2004, and the AAO Senior Achievement Award in 2013. He has also been named to the "Best Doctors in America" listing every year since 2000. He has been very committed to retina fellow education, and in the past twenty years, he has had the distinct honor to train 34 clinical vitreoretinal fellows and over 20 international research fellows. Born in Houston, Texas, Dr. Hassan pursued his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He stayed at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center to complete his ophthalmology residency prior to completing his vitreoretinal fellowship at Associated Retinal Consultants/William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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    Tarek S. Hassan, M.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Senior Partner and Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship Training Program at Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, Michigan. He is currently the President of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and serves as head of the Executive Committee of both the ASRS and the Foundation of the ASRS. He has been the Program Chairman for the past two ASRS Annual Meetings and the Program Chairman for the past two Retina Subspecialty Day Programs at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Meetings. He is a course director of both the Annual Retina Fellows Forum Meeting and the Annual Best of Retina Meeting. He is also on the organizing committee of the Vail Vitrectomy Meeting. He is the founder of two international vitreoretinal societies, and presently serves as the President and Course Director of the Club Vit.

    Dr. Hassan has an active clinical and academic practice. He is involved in a wide array of both basic science and clinical vitreoretinal research studies, and has served as principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 100 national trials, notably in the areas of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, and vitreoretinal surgery. He has authored and co-authored more than 160 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 8 books or book chapters for medical texts. He is a scientific reviewer for all of the leading journals within ophthalmology and retina, and on the editorial board of several. He has been a leader in the areas of retinal detachment repair, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration, and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally for many years, giving more than 450 presentations on these topics. He was awarded the AAO Achievement Award in 2003, the ASRS Senior Honor Award in 2004, and the AAO Senior Achievement Award in 2013. He has also been named to the "Best Doctors in America" listing every year since 2000. He has been very committed to retina fellow education, and in the past twenty years, he has had the distinct honor to train 34 clinical vitreoretinal fellows and over 20 international research fellows. Born in Houston, Texas, Dr. Hassan pursued his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He stayed at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center to complete his ophthalmology residency prior to completing his vitreoretinal fellowship at Associated Retinal Consultants/William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Cataract
    • Conjunctival Disorders
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Eye Infections
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
    • Vitreous Diseases

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Michigan Medical School

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Completed in 1992

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Associated Retinal Consultants At Beaumont Hospital

      Completed in 1994

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Graduated in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Armenian

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Lens Implant Surgery
    • Macular Degeneration Treatment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery