Hesham Gabr, MD

Education & Training

Medical School: Ain Shams University, Egypt. 2010

Master Degree in Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. 2014

Internship: Brookdale University Hospital, 2019

Research Interests

  • Intraoperative OCT
  • Surgical Retina
  • Medical Retina
  • Glaucoma micro-invasive surgeries
  • 3D printers use in Ophthalmology

Associated Labs, Publications, & Achievements

Publications:

  • Hesham Gabr, Xi Chen, Tamer H Mahmoud, Lejla Vajzovic, S. Tammy Hsu, Alexandria Dandridge, Karim Sleiman, Oscar CarrascoZevallos, Christian Viehland, Joseph A Izatt, Cynthia A Toth. "Visualization from microscope-integrated swept-source OCT in vitreoretinal surgery for diabetic tractional retinal detachment". Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2017; 58(8):3777.
  • S.Tammy Hsu, Hesham Gabr, Karim Sleiman, Alexandria Dandridge, Christian Viehland, Oscar Carrasco-Zevallos, Lejla Vajzovic, Joseph A Izatt, Anthony N Kuo, Cynthia A Toth."Volume of therapeutics delivered into the subretinal space can be measured using swept-source microscope-integrated optical coherence tomography". Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2017; 58(8):5436.
  • Hesham Gabr, Xi Chen, Oscar M Zevallos-Carrasco, Christian Viehland, Alexandria Dandridge, Neeru Sarin, Tamer H. Mahmoud, Lejla Vajzovic, Joseph A. Izatt, Cynthia A. Toth “Visualization from swept source microscope integrated intraoperative OCT for complications of PDR”. Retina. 2018 Jan 10. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002021.
  • S.Tammy Hsu,​ Hesham Gabr, Anthony N. Kuo, Cynthia A. Toth. “ Measurement of volume of therapeutics delivered into the subretinal space using sweptsource microscope-integrated OCT” TVST April 2018, Vol.7, 19. doi:10.1167/tvst.7.2.19
  • Hesham Gabr and Lejla Vajzovic “Intraoperative 4D microscope integrated OCT”. Retina Today. Nov/Dec 2017.
  • Hesham Gabr, Hoan Ngo, S.Tammy Hsu, Jospeh Izaat, Cynthia A. Toth . “Use of 3D printing technology in fabricating intraoperative OCT- compatible Ophthalmic tools” Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2018; 59(9):285
  • Isaac D. Bleicher, Moseph Jackson-Atogi; Christian Viehland; Hesham Gabr; Joseph A. Izatt; Cynthia A. Toth. Depth- Based, motion-satbilized Colorization of Microscope-Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography Volumes for Microscope-Independent Microsurgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2018; 59(9):284. doi:
  • Isaac D. Bleicher, Moseph Jackson-Atogi; Christian Viehland; Hesham Gabr; Joseph A. Izatt; Cynthia A. Toth. Depth- Based, motion-satbilized Colorization of Microscope-Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography Volumes for Microscope-Independent Microsurgery. Trans. Vis. Sci. Tech.. 2018; 7(6):1. doi: 10.1167/tvst.7.6.1

Awards & Achievements:

  • ARVO travel grant. USA 2017. 
  • Research to Prevent Blindness grant “Potential utility of 3D printers in Ophthalmology” , USA 2017. 
  • Egyptian government 2 years scholarship grant for PhD thesis on intraoperative OCT, 2015.
  • Best Senior Ophthalmology Resident Award, Ain Shams University Hospitals. 2014.
  • Graduated with excellence with honors in the top 1% of a class of 1400 medical students. 2010
  • Fifth in a class of 1400 medical students in medical school final exams. 2008.
  • Top of a class of 1400 medical students in ophthalmology final exam. 2007
  • Third in a class of 1400 medical students in medical school final exams. 2006.
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) travel grant, 2002.
  • Bronze medal in the Egyptian national Karate championship.1998 11-Gold medal in the Egyptian national Karate
    championship.1996