Faculty Promotion: Mohamed Abou Shousha
MOHAMED ABOU SHOUSHA, M.D., PH.D., FRCS, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology. A cornea specialist, Abou Shousha is available for consultation on corneal and external diseases, including infection disease and keratoconus. He also performs surgery to remove cataracts and implant of intraocular lenses.He received a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery and a master’s degree in ophthalmology from Alexandria University, Egypt. He then received a doctoral degree of ophthalmology from the Supreme Council of Universities – Egypt. Abou Shousha completed an ophthalmic residency at Saint Louis University School of Medicine; a fellowship at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow University, United Kingdom; and research and clinical fellowships in corneal and external diseases at Bascom Palmer. In addition to secondary appointments in the department of electrical & computer engineer-ing, and the department of biomedical engineering, he is director of Bascom Palmer’s Artificial Intelligence and Computer Augmented Vision Laboratory. His research interests include new technologies for digital visual aids and early diagnosis and treatment of corneal graft rejection, keratoconous, dry eye, ocular surface diseases, and pediatric and adolescent corneal transplants. Abou Shousha joined the faculty in 2015 and sees patients at Bascom Palmer in Miami.