Contact Us Today!

617-523-7900

or Use Our Simple Online Form to Give Us Feedback

We welcome your comments and feedback. Please include contact information if you'd like a response.

Did you find this page helpful?





If you would like a response, please include your contact information.

<< Return to Search Results

Deeba Husain, MD

Photo of Deeba Husain, MD
Site Director, Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Consultants, Stoneham
Specialty: Retina
Phone Number: 781-662-5520 (Retina Consultants - Woodland)
Location: Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Consultants
3 Woodland Road, Suite 210
Stoneham, MA 02180
Office Hours: Please call for information.
Phone Number: 617-573-4371 (243 Charles Street)
Location: Retina Service, Mass Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Office Hours: Please call for information.
Board Certification: Ophthalmology
Graduate School Institute of Ophthalmology Aligarh University, Aligarh, India
Medical School Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh University, Aligarh, India
Residency Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear (Ophthalmology)
Fellowship Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Service (Clinical Research)
Fellowship Mass. Eye and Ear (Vitreoretinal Surgery)
Teaching Affiliation Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Biographical Profile:


Deeba Husain, MD is a full-time member of the Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Service
and the site director of Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Consultants located at 3 Woodland Road in Stoneham. She is a vitreoretinal specialist and certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Husain attended medical school at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India. In 1995, she joined the Department of Ophthalmology at Mass. Eye and Ear to conduct post-doctoral research in photodynamic therapy and age-related macular degeneration with Evangelos Gragoudas, MD and Joan W. Miller, MD, FARVO.  She subsequently completed ophthalmology residency training at Harvard Medical School, followed by subspecialty training as a vitreoretinal fellow at Mass. Eye and Ear.  Before joining Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Husain was at Boston University School of Medicine, where she served as Director of the Retina Service and Director of the retina fellowship training program.

Actively involved in retina research, Dr. Husain has contributed numerous book chapters, review articles, and original papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Clinical Interests

Diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vein occlusions, and medical and surgical management of all vitreoretinal conditions including retinal detachment, macular holes, and epiretinal membranes

Research Interests 

Photodynamic therapy, ocular angiogenesis, crystalline maculopathy, choroidal neovascularization, telemedicine

Publications

For a full publication list, please see her CV. A representative list (2006 - 2012) is available through www.pubmed.gov.

Hammer DX, Ferguson RD, Patel AH, Vasquez V, Husain D. Angiography with a multifunctional line scanning ophthalmoscope. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Feb; 17(2): 026008. 

Meyer RD, Husain D, Rahimi N. c-Cbl inhibits angiogenesis and tumor growth by suppressing activation of PLCγ1. Oncogene. 2011 May 12; 30(19): 2198-206.

Ahmed A, Houston MJ, Husain D. High-definition spectral domain OCT of a subretinal nematode. Eye (Lond). 2010 Feb; 24(2):393-4.

Husain D, Meyer R, Mehta M, Pfeifer WM, Chou E, Navruzbekov G, Ahmed E, Rahimi N. Role of c-Cbl-dependent regulation of phospholipase Cgamma1 activation in experimental choroidal neovascularization. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Dec, 51(12): 6803-9.

Matsubara A. Nakazawa T, Husain D, Iliaki E, Connolly EJ, Michaud NA, Gragoudas ES, Miller JW.  Investigating the effect of photodynamic therapy in a glaucoma mouse model. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006, 47: 2498-2507.

Kim IK, Husain D, Michaud N, Connolly E, Durrani K, Gragoudas ES, O’Neill CA, Miller JW. Effect of intravitreal injection of rhuFab VEGF in combination with verteporfin PDT on normal primate retina and choroid. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006, 47(1): 357-363.

 

To learn more about Dr. Husain, click here to read her “Meet a Specialist” profile.

 

 

 

Page updated: December 6, 2013