Dr. Tarek Hassan, MD

Dr. Tarek Hassan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Tarek Hassan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Livonia, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

36650 5 Mile Rd Ste 102

Livonia, MI 48154

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fidelis Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPlus
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hassan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Hassan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hassan "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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Diseases

9  Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Associated Retinal Consultants at Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hassan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Armenian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hassan's Reviews

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Dr. Hassan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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