Dr.Al Mahmood is a senior consultant ophthalmologist specialized in Refractive Surgery, Cataract, Cornea and Uveitis.
He is also a senior consultant at the Eye Specialist Hospital in the Eastern Province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Ammar Al Mahmood is the Head of the Anterior Segment Department in the Eye Specialized Hospital, which subspecializes in the correction of myopia, astigmatism, hyperopia and presbyopia through various surgical procedures, including LASIK and ICL surgeries.
Dr.Al Mahmood completed his medical training at the Arabian Gulf University. He joined the ophthalmology training program in Riyadh (One of the most prestigious programs in the region) which awarded him the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) and Fellowship of King Saud University in afddition to Saudi Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Al Mahmood subsequently went on to complete 2 advanced Fellowship Programs on Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery and second on Uveitis at the King Khaled Eye Specialist Center ( Highest ranked Eye Center in the Middle East).
Dr.Al Mahmood's research interests include refractive surgery, cataracts, cornealdiseasein addition to epidemiology of uveitic diseases among the region. He has published papers in international peer-reviewed journals on these topics and written a book chapter on corneal infections. In addition, he has participated in numerous local and international conferences and was involved in organizing and conducting instructional courses both locally and overseas.
Dr. Al Mahmood has been awarded the best resident award at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital during his training. Dr. Al Mahmood is actively involved in postgraduate and undergraduate education of ophthalmology trainees and medical students, and has received “Best Teacher” nominations from students that he has trained at Eye Specialist Hospital in Dhahran. In addition Dr. Al Mahmood was selected among the Elite cataract surgeon in the Middle East during EPOMIC ALCON meeting in Dubai 2018.