What We Treat

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Wissam Charafeddin Aboul-Hosn


Consultant Ophthalmologist

Years of Experience


Languages Spoken


Doctor's Bio

Dr. Wissam is a European Board Certified Ophthalmologist, recognized for his expertise and dedication to the field of Ophthalmology. With over 15 years of experience in Ophthalmology, he has honed his skills to effectively diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of eye-related conditions. His particular specialization lies in cataract surgery and the management of retinal diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, vascular retina diseases, age-related macular degeneration, and congenital retinal diseases.

Dr. Wissam’s journey to becoming a seasoned Ophthalmologist has taken him across various countries around the world. This international exposure has not only broadened his perspective but has also equipped him with a diverse range of approaches to tackle complex eye conditions. He seamlessly integrates this wealth of experience into his practice, ensuring the provision of comprehensive and personalized care to his patients.

A passionate advocate for advancing the field of Ophthalmology, Dr. Wissam is dedicated to spreading his knowledge and expertise. He has authored numerous articles that have been published in esteemed international journals, contributing valuable insights and research findings to the global medical community. His contributions to academic literature showcase his commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Wissam places a strong emphasis on compassionate patient care. He is known for his approachable demeanor, ensuring that patients feel at ease during their consultations and treatments. His dedication to providing personalized care is evident in the time and attention he devotes to understanding each patient’s unique needs and concerns.

For those seeking specialized eye care and a trusted Ophthalmologist, Dr. Wissam at Novomed, Dubai, is a name you can rely on. With a solid background, international expertise, and a caring approach, Dr. Wissam is committed to improving the vision and quality of life for his patients.

  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Choroidal hemangioma
  • Congenital anomalies of the optic nerve
  • External radiotherapy
  • Floaters
  • Myopia
  • Hypersensitive retinopathy
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Laser Procedures

2021 – Present
Barraquer Eye Hospital, Dubai
Consultant Ophthalmologist

2017 – 2021
Mediclinic Al-Ain hospital, Al-Ain  – Abu Dhabi
Specialist Ophthalmologist

2016 – 2017
Najjar Hospital, Beirut – Lebanon
Consultant Ophthalmologist

2014 – 2017
Lebanese Ophthalmic Hospital, Aley – Lebanon
Consultant Ophthalmologist

2012 – 2013
University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, USA
Retina Research Fellow

2011 – 2012
Retina Consultants of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Retina Fellow

European Union of Medical Specialists, Paris – France
European Board of Ophthalmology

University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara – Mexico
Medical and Surgical Retina Fellowship

University of Southern California USC, Los Angeles – USA
Retina Research Fellowship

Retina Consultants of Charleston, Charleston – USA
Medical retina Observership

Barraquer Ophthalmology Institute, Barcelona – Spain 
Medical Retina Fellowship

Curso Intensivo MIR Institute, Oviedo – Spain
Spanish Residency Admission Exam (MIR)

American University of Beirut – Medical Center
Pediatrics (Internship)

American University of Beirut
Doctor of Medicine (MD)