Dr. Tahra AlMahmoud
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Phone: 971 3 7137 580
Fax: 971 3 7672067
Email: tahra@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
MBBSUAE University, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences1997
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
FRCS(Canada) The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada2005
Fellowship, University of Ottawa, Canada2006
AppointmentYear
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, FMHSJuly 2005 - to date
Research Interest
Laboratory Research: Main interest in ocular inflammation (aim at establishing an Animal Model of Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis in Galactin-3 Knockout Mice at UAEU) 
Academics Research: Exploring various aspects of Code of Ethics in medical education environment 
Clinical Research: Several interests including Ocular trauma, Refractive Surgery outcomes and Uveitis management with biologic agents 
Selected Publications
Al Mahmoud T; Flanders M. Treatment of “Double Depressor Palsy” With Contra-lateral Inferior Rectus Muscle Recession. Canadian journal of Ophthalmology. 2009,44(3), 320-22 
Al Mahmoud T, Mansour M, Deschênes J, Edelstein C, Burnier M, Marcil M, Shenouda G, Corriveau C, Evans M. Intra-Operative Echographic Localization for Radioactive Ophthalmic Plaques in Choroidal Melanoma. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Sep;1138:10-4 
Blair J, Hodge W, Al-Ghamdi S, Balabanian R, Lowcock B, Pan YI, Sherif H, AlMahmoud T, Fergusson D, Slomovic A. Comparison of antibiotic-only and antibiotic-steroid combination treatment in corneal ulcer patients: double-blinded randomized clinical trial. Can J Ophthalmol. 2011 Feb;46(1):40-5 
AlMahmoud T, Al Ali S. Transient Cerebral Cortex Anesthesia Following Peribulbar Block. Canadian journal of Ophthalmology. 2009 Dec;44(6):e55 
Tahra AlMahmoud, Rejean Munger, W. Bruce Jackson. Effects of advanced surface ablations and intralase femtosecond LASIK on higher order aberrations and visual acuity outcome. SJO, 25 (2011) pp. 285-290 
Tahra AlMahmoud, Rejean Munger, W. Bruce Jackson. Advanced Corneal Surface Ablation Efficacy in Myopia: Changes in Higher Order Aberrations. Can J Ophthalmol. 46 (2), 175–181 
Almahmoud T, Priest D, Munger R, Jackson WB. Correlation between Refractive Error, Corneal Power and Thickness In a Large Population with a Wide Range of Ametropia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. (IOVS) March 2011 52:1235-1242; published ahead of print November 4, 2010 
Al Mahmoud T, Mansour M, Deschênes J, Edelstein C, Burnier M, Marcil M, Shenouda G, Corriveau C, Evans M. Iodine-125 radiotherapy for choroidal melanoma. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Sep;1138:15-8 
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