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West Campus

Phone: 832-822-3234 (Main) | 832-227-1600 (West)
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Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Main Street, 5th Floor - Suite 510
Houston, TX 77030

Mohamed A. W. Hussein, MD


Texas Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Residency Ophthalmology 2010
John Peter Smith Hospital Internship Transitional 2007
Maghrabi Eye Hospital Postgraduate Education Pedi Ophthalmology Consultant 2006
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology 2005
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology 2004
Baylor College of Medicine Research Fellow Research Fellowship 2003
Research Institute of Ophthalmology Postgraduate Education Clinical Faculty in Ophthalmol 2001
Research Institute of Ophthalmology Residency Ophthalmology 1996
Kasr Elainy Hospital Internship 1993
Cairo University Hospitals Medical School MB BCH BAO 1991


Dr. Hussein currently serves as an Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. He has presented papers at many ophthalmology meetings and published numerous journal articles. A native of Radford, Va., he obtained his medical degree and MSc degree in ophthalmology from the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University in Egypt.

Dr. Hussein completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Research Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo. He became a member of the ophthalmology board at the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University in 2000 and held a clinical faculty position there until 2001. He has also served as a consultant in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Maghrabi Eye Hospital in Cairo.

After returning to the United States, Dr. Hussein completed a postdoctoral research fellowship and clinical fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. His training also includes a clinical fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, a transitional internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, and an ophthalmology residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Board Certified – American Board of Ophthalmology                             June 2012


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Specialty Fellow (FAAO)
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
American Association of Pediatrics Specialty Fellow (FAAP)
American Medical Association (AMA) Member
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Member

Selected Publications

Co-author. Anterior and nasal transposition of the inferior oblique muscles in patients with missing superior oblique tendons. Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

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