Samir Melki, M.D., Ph.D.
|Specialties:||Cornea and External Diseases
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
|Office Hours:||Mon. 1 - 5 p.m.|
|Medical School||Vanderbilt University School of Medicine|
|Residency||Georgetown University Hospital (Ophthalmology)|
|Fellowship||Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye and Ear (Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery)|
|Teaching Affiliation||Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School|
Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Complex Cataract Surgery
Dr. Melki is a leading authority on laser vision correction. He is a senior instructor with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, where he teaches physicians from around the world. He is an attending physician at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he completed his two-year fellowship training in corneal diseases and laser vision correction. He is also on the clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School. He has performed more than 7,000 LASIK, LASEK, and PRK procedures and has authored two textbooks on the subject. Several surgical instruments bear his name for his innovative design. Dr. Melki’s leading role in refractive surgery has been recognized by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery for his award-winning technique of M-LASEK. His clinical practice also encompasses corneal and complex cataract surgery.
101 Pearls in Refractive Cataract and Corneal Surgery. Melki SA & Azar DT Eds. Slack inc. 2001 (1st ed.) 2006 (2nd ed.)
For more information, please see his CV.
A self-updating, representative list of Dr. Melki’s research publications available on www.pubmed.gov can be found here.
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