Based in Lebanon, Dr. Amin Nasr specializes in Eye Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Orbital Diseases and operates his practice, Middle East Surgical Clinics (MESC), in several countries. He is also a professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the American University of Beirut. Since 1996, Dr. Nasr holds the title of Senior Academic Consultant (Professor of Ophthalmology) at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Nasr had his elementary education at Ahliah and his secondary education at IC. Dr. Nasr is a graduate of the American University of Beirut where he received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 1979 and continued his residency training in Ophthalmology until 1982. In 1982, he was a Clinical Fellow in the Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. and a Fellow Associate of the Diagnostic Ultrasonography and Orbital Diseases in 1983 and in 1984, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Orbits in the University of Iowa, Iowa City, U.S.A. Dr. Nasr was Editor-in-Chief of the “Middle East Journal of Ophthalmology” (MEJO), the Official Journal of the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology in Cairo, Egypt between 1992 and 1996.
Dr. Nasr’s dedication to his field is evident in the numerous honors and awards he has received during his career, spanning from 1971 till 2004, when he received the American Medal of Honor in Medicine. In 1998, Dr. Nasr received an Honor Award from ORBIS, International Ophthalmic Aid Program, from New York. The following year, he received an Honor Award from the Pan Arab African Congress of Ophthalmology (PACO) in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Nasr joined the Board of Directors of the International Society of Orbital Disorders (ISOD) and became the president in 1999 and to this date. Dr. Nasr’s vast experience also includes his contributions as a lecturer and surgeon to over 100 medical and surgical facilities. Dr. Nasr imparts his knowledge to education in particular, to the medical community through various orders, associations and societies as well as through over 360 scientific publications, chapters and texts in major peer reviewed journals.