Dr. Ike (Iqbal) Ahmed
Dr. Ike Ahmed comes to the North American Lasik and Eye Surgery Center as a visiting Doctor for treatment of Glaucoma, Cataracts and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgeries.
Dr. Ahmed has become world renowned for his skills and groundbreaking work in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of highly complex eye diseases including cataract, glaucoma and surgical complications. He is recognized as being one of the most experienced complex eye surgeons in the world and has trained numerous surgeons in advanced surgical techniques. Furthermore, he has been at the leading edge of innovative treatments for cataract surgery and the latest designs in intraocular lens implants.
Dr. Ike Ahmed received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine and completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Toronto Hospitals. Dr. Ahmed also completed a Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Fellowship at the John Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.
He sits on the editorial boards of Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Clinical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Ocular Surgery News, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, Glaucoma Today and is a reviewer for numerous journals. He has given over 550 scientific presentations thus far in his career, including 19 visiting professor’s lectures around the world.
In 2010, Dr. Ahmed was selected as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40” – a prestigious national award recognizing significant achievements at a young age.
He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Utah. He is the Research Fellowship Director, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto and Director of the Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Surgical fellowship at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Ahmed is board certified in ophthalmology in Canada and the US and is an active member of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology, International Society of Glaucoma Surgery, Canadian Glaucoma Society and the American Glaucoma Society.