Maan Alkharashi, M.D.

Research Summary

Dr. Alkharashi studies surgical techniques for pediatric and adult strabismus with adjustable sutures, complex strabismus from thyroid orbitopathy and trauma. He is also interested in studying the different types of inherited retinal degenerations, including Leber congenital amaurosis and choroideremia.

Selected Publications

For a full publication list, please see his CV.

Chalifoux E, AlKharashi M, Superstein R, Sabzevari S, Flanders M. Adjustable surgical treatment of adult exotropia: postoperative target angles and surgical success. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016: 51:4 , 254 - 257.

Zoroquiain P, Aldrees S, Logan P, Alkharashi M, Toledo Diaz AB, et al. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor is expressed in Retinoblastoma. J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015: 5:231.

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2008: MD, Medicine and Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Postgraduate Training

2008–2009: Internship, Medicine, Surgery, ED, ICU, Ophthalmology, OB/Gyn, Pediatrics, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2010-2015: Resident, Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2015-2016: Fellow, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Boston Children’s Hospital and Mass. Eye and Ear

Honors (select)


First prize in the CAPOS Research Awards, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting (COS)


The Guardian Angel Honor, The Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University


Fellow Research Award, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)