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Dr. Hussain Elhalis
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Hussain Elhalis, MD

Dr. Hussain Elhalis, a board-certified ophthalmologist, specializes in cataract surgery, refractive lens exchange, and LASIK. With extensive experience and a passion for restoring vision, he’s the trusted voice behind ElhalisMD.com, a comprehensive resource for eye health information. His commitment to patient care and knowledge dissemination sets him apart in the field. Learn more about ElhalisMD by visiting the about page where you will learn more about him and read reviews from real patients. You can also connect with Dr. Elhalis on LinkedIn.

Education

  • University of Florida | Gainesville, Florida
    • Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
  • University of Florida | Gainesville, Florida
    • Ophthalmology Residency
  • Henry Ford Hospital | Detroit, Michigan
    • Transitional Year Intership
  • Ross University School of Medicine | North Brunswick, New Jersey
    • Doctor of Medicine
  • Wayne State University | Detroit, Michigan
    • Bachelor of Biological Sciences – Biology

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • IntraLase and VISX

Professional Accomplishments

  • Top 5% class rank at Ross University School of Medicine
  • Scholars program at Ross University School of Medicine
  • Honors in biological sciences from Wayne State University

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

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ABOUT OUR MEDICAL REVIEW PROCESS

At ElhalisMD, we prioritize the accuracy and reliability of our health information. Our medical review process is spearheaded by Dr. Hussain Elhalis, who meticulously reviews all content to ensure its accuracy. The information presented in our articles is backed by reliable sources, including peer-reviewed studies, medical journals, and guidelines from reputable health organizations. This careful review process underscores our commitment to providing trustworthy, evidence-based health information to our readers.

ARTICLES BY HUSSAIN ELHALIS, MD

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