Project Coordinator


Prof. Ahmed El Massry

Principal investigator for the Alexandria study at Alexandria University, Egypt

Dr. Ahmed Abdel – Kareem Mohamed El Massry aims for the highest scientific integrity of clinical trials. His field of Specialty is Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation as well as Laser in Ophthalmology, Endophthalmitis Treatment and Keratoplasty.

Dr. Ahmed Abdel – Kareem Mohamed El Massry is a respected member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) for thirty years, International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) , American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, (ASCRS) for twenty-five years, Egyptian Society of Ophthalmology (ESO) for thirty-five years, Vice President of the Delta Ophthalmology Society (DOS) (twenty-five years), and last but not least, member of the Board of Egyptian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESOIRS).  He has been performing life surgery for twenty-nine years in the ESOIRS meetings.

An active reviewer for the Journal of Refractive Surgery, journal of Cataract and Refractive surgery, Cornea, Sudanese journal of Ophthalmology, International Journal of Ophthalmology, International Ophthalmology, .EOS journal. Delta Ophthalmological Society Journal (DOS). ESOIRS journal and Reviewer for Continuous Committee for the promotion of Assistant Professors and Professors in Egypt.

Author of three books on Ophthalmology, he has published more than seventy papers in reputable journals and is a Consultant for Zeiss.


Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
M.B.B.Ch (Excellent with Honor),He ranked top student over 1300 in year 1982.
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.
Master Degree in Ophthalmology, Alexandria University, Egypt
Doctorate Degree in Ophthalmology


Work Highlights:
In 1990 – 1991 was a Wilmer Eye Institute Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland and during 2006 – 2010 was the Technical Director of the Ophthalmology Department at Alexandria University, Egypt. From 2011 until 2020 was Vice Manager of Alex Eye Center and during the years 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 was coordinator of Cataract sessions in WOC.

Since September 2002, he is a Professor of Ophthalmology Faculty of Medicine and since 2018 and presently, Head of the Ophthalmology Department, Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University, Egypt.

He also  supervised and discussed more than 80 Master and Doctor THEISIS.