Samir Jabbour, MD, FRCSC, DABO
Dr. Samir Jabbour, MD, FRCSC, DABO, is an ophthalmologist at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and the Jewish General Hospital (JGH). He serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Montreal and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at McGill University. His specialties include corneal disorders, external eye diseases, and refractive surgery, with a particular expertise in corneal grafts (DMEK, DALK, DSAEK, PKP), limbal stem cell transplants, keratoconus and complex cataracts.
A graduate from the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Jabbour completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Montreal. Subsequently, he undertook two years of subspecialty training in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, United Kingdom. He is currently pursuing a Master in Public Health at Harvard University.
Dr. Jabbour's research primarily focuses on ocular surface disease, keratoconus, and surgical techniques in keratoplasty, cataract and refractive surgery. His contributions to the field can be found in top-tier medical journals. He frequently presents his work at national and international conferences. As the director of the Cornea fellowship at CHUM, he mentors upcoming Cornea specialists. Additionally, he teaches medical students and ophthalmology residents from the University of Montreal and McGill University.
Dr. Jabbour is a spokesperson for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and has appeared in numerous newspapers, radio, and TV shows.