About Us

Dr. Assad Charafeddine:
• Graduated in Medicine from Spain's universities in 1972.
• Graduated in Ophthalmology from Barcelona's university in 1976.
• Past chief resident in Barraquer Ophthalmological Institute of Barcelona from 1973 to 1977.

• Graduated from Barraquer’s Ophthalmological Institute of Barcelona.
• Registered in Order of Physicians archives file No 165/Ch on the 6th of January 1978.
•President and manager of the Lebanese Ophthalmic Hospital since 1980.

• Member in the management council of the Lebanese Syndicate Hospitals from 1988 to 1992.
• Treasurer of the Lebanese ophthalmic society from 1994 to 1999.
• Member of the Medical ethics committee from 1996 to 2006.
• President of the Lebanese Ophthalmological Society from 2001 to july 2003.
• Founder and President of the Arab Regional Ophthalmological meeting (AROM) in 2002 which joined Lebanon, Syria and Jordan sponsored by MR. President of the Republic of Lebanon General Emile Lahoud.
• Organizer and president of the congress “Fighting Blindness” in 2002 sponsored by the Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.
• Member of direction committee and co- general manager of the Arab League of Ophthalmology from 2005 to 2009.
• Member and Lebanese Representative in EVRS (European Vitreo Retinal Society)
• Member of ESCRS (European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons)
• Member of Euretina (European Society of Retina Specialists)
• A member and lecturer in Barraquer Ophthalmological Institute in Barcelona.
• A member in the French council for Ophthalmologists.
• A member in the Spanish Council of Ophthalmologists.
• A member in MEACO (Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology).
• A regular lecturer, organizer and attendant in European and middle eastern ophthalmology congresses and meetings.


Dr. Wissam Charafeddin MD, FEBOphth
• Medicine degree, American University of Beirut 2005
• Ophthalmology Degree, Barraquer Institute, Barcelona, Spain 2011
• Medical and surgical retina fellowship, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico 2014
• Worked as a research assistant in the Doheny Institute, part of University of Southern • California (USC). Los Angeles, USA 2012-2013
• Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) since May 2015
• Has multiple scientific publications in Spanish and English.
• General eye surgery specialized in vitreo-retinal surgery.
• Specialized in the treatment and diagnosis of retinal diseases such as Age-related Macular • Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment and others.
• Works as a consultant in the Lebanese Ophthalmology Hospital – Aley since July 2014

Private Clinic: Beirut, Mar Elias Main street, next to Fransabanc, Saleh Building, 1st floor.

Telephone: 01-81 84 54