Welcome New Faculty: Zubair Ansari
ZUBAIR ANSARI, M.D., an assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a specific focus on cataract and complex anterior segment surgery. He completed his residency at Bascom Palmer and an academic global ophthalmology fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, where he received both the Lee Family Community Service Award for his humanitarian efforts and the Fellow of the Year Award for exemplary teaching. Throughout his training and career, Ansari’s primary focus has been global ophthalmology, working to combat the ever-growing prevalence of blindness and visual impairment in resource-poor communities. He coordinates volunteer experiences for residents training at Bascom Palmer and is currently working to build collaborations with NGOs, charitable institutions, physicians, and researchers in order to provide humanitarian, surgical, and medical aid around the world. He is available for consultation on general eye care and cataract at Bascom Palmer’s locations in Miami and Coral Gables.