Dr Zine Elhousseini

Dr Zine Elhousseini

Dr Zine Elhousseini

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
  • CertLRS (Certificate of Laser and Refractive Surgery): October 2019
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD): Damascus University 2006
  • FRCOPHTH (Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists): June 2017
  • International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Basic science 2009
  • International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Clinical certificate 2010
  • Master’s Degree in Ophthalmology (post Graduate Higher education): Damascus University 29/03/2011
  • MRCSEd (member of the royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh): March 2013
Additional Professional Memberships
  • European Society of Retina Specialists
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists


Dr Zine Elhousseini is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based in London. He has over 12 years of clinical experience in ophthalmic surgery working in Syria and the UK.

He received his medical degree from Damascus University in Syria in 2006 and completed his master’s degree in Ophthalmology from the same university in 2011. He became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2017. He is also a Member of the European Society of Retina Specialists.

He is passionate about providing an excellent and elaborative eye care experience for each of his patients and measures all his work successes by how satisfied his patients are. He has vast expertise ophthalmology and is specialised in the following:

  • Medical and surgical retinal management
  • Vitreoretinal surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Laser refractive eye surgery

He also has experience treating and managing uveitis and external eye disease.

Dr Elhousseini has held the position of Deputy Academic Lead and Examiner for medical students at the University College London and the London Eye Course. He has been a co-author of several publications surrounding vitreoretinal surgery and other aspects of ophthalmology and has presented this work both nationally and internationally. He is passionate about maintaining his expertise and does so by regularly attending conferences and meetings about the latest developments in ophthalmic technology.


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