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Zafar Islam

Prof. Zafar Islam DO, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Job Title:
Professor and Head of Deptt
Medical School:
Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
Residency Program:
Peshawar, Pakistan
Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan, Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Contact Information:
House no 271, Street no 2, New Shami Road
Peshawar, KPK
Pakistan 25000
Phone: +923005943512

Dr Zafar ul Islam was born in Peshawar in 1957, did MBBS in 1981 from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, MCPS and FCPS, Ophthalmology in 1989. He did fellowship in Oculoplasty from Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, 1994. Currently working as Prof. and Head of Dep't. of Ophthalmology, Kabir Medical College, Gandhara University, Peshawar.
He has participated in numerous international conferences. He presented 115 scientific papers in Pakistan and 40 in international conferences abroad like ICO Sydney 2002, APAO Bangkok 2003, Afro-Asian C O Istanbul 2004, OPAI Meet India in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008, APAO Singapore 2006, Afro Asian Morocco 2007 and WOC Abu Dhabi 2012. He was invited faculty in many of these including APAO Singapore 2006. He has 13 publications to his credit.
He has pioneer work in the field of Oculoplasty and Refractive surgery. He introduced new concepts, surgical techniques and diagnostic tools in his native province KPK in Pakistan like Frontalis Flap advancement for JW ptosis, uses of periosteal flaps in Oculoplasty, Posterior chamber Phakic IOL, Trans-epithelial PRK, Collagen cross linking and OCT diagnostic tool. Currently he is working on ICRS in KCN and uses of femtosecond on cornea like SMILE etc
He has twice received best video awards, a best poster award and Gold Medal for best presentation. He also received Raja Mumtaz gold medal for promotion of Education in the field of Ophthalmology. He has been founding member and President of Oculoplasty Association of Pakistan and founding member of APSOPRS. He was Ex President of OSP KPK branch and Ex Vice President of APSOPRS.

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