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Dr Ali Asghar Khodadoust

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Name: Ali Asghar Khodadoust

Certification & Education:  MD is an ophthalmology

Years of experience and number of successful surgeries: Over 55 years of experience and more than 60000 successful surgeries

languages: English, Persian

Specialties: Ophthalmologist, Eye surgeon specializing in corneal transplantation


Awarded the Enduring Face of Ophthalmology from: American Ophthalmology Association (AOA), Received IRSO Award, Iranian Ophthalmology Society in 2013, Head of Connective Eye Care Center, member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology, Getting the title of top researcher of the Lifetime Achievement Award of AMO (American Medical Association)

Doctor’s Email: DrKhodadoust@ariamedtour.com


ِDr. Ali Asghar Khodadoust

He is the first and only foreign assistant at John Hopkins University of Ophthalmology also known as the best assistant to the Wilmer Medical Center. Later became the assistant Professor / Professor of Medicine Wilmer Ophthalmologist in Wilmer university. He operated the first successful transplantation of the cornea in Iran in year 1967. In 2014, he funded the Research Group “Development of New Science in Ophthalmology” in Iran.

He was known as the leading corneal surgeon introduced by prominent American ophthalmologists and named the Khodadoust Line method in cornea bind on the mechanism of bone excision (a symptom of corneal rejection or corneal transplantation). He submitted numerous articles, and did research activities in basic sciences (40 publications indexed in PubMed).

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on Nov 28, 2017