Syed Gibran Khurshid, M.D.

Photo Gibran S Khurshid, M.D.

Associate Professor, Vitreoretinal Services


Dr Syed Gibran Khurshid, MD, FRCS, FRANZCO, FACS completed his ophthalmology residency in Ireland in 2004. During his residency he also obtained his Master of Medical sciences degree with honors from National University of Ireland. After completing his Pediatric and Adult retina fellowship from Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom, he acquired another fellowship in Advanced Retina surgery and Ocular Oncology from prestigious Royal Liverpool University and Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, United Kingdom.

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Clinical & Research Interests

  • Artificial vision (Bionic Eye)
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Complex retinal detachments
  • Retinal trauma
  • Pediatric retinal diseases
  • Choroidal melanoma (cancer of the eye)
  • electrodiagnostics

Teaching Interests and Roles

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Florida
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Medical Branch
American Society of Retina Surgeons, USA
Clinical Educator, Royal Liverpool University, UK

Awards and Recognitions

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, UK
Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology, Australia
American College of Surgeons, USA
President Cabinet Award, UTMB, TX​
Teacher and Scholar of year, UTMB, TX
Humanitarian award, Guatemala

Professional Society Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmologists, USA
Retina Society, USA
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal surgeons
Asia Academy of Ophthalmology
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

European Association for Vision and Eye Research
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

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Medical Education

King Edward Medical University
National University, Ireland


Mayo Hospital, Pakistan
Waterford Regional Hospital, Ireland
Sligo General Hospital, Ireland


Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.
Irish College of Ophthalmology, Ireland


Queen’s Medical Centre, UK
Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK

Selected Publications

Dr. Khurshid has authored more than 70 publications and has presented his work in many national and international meetings: some of his recent work is as follows;

Rosiglini L, Gonzalez A, Potter M, Amin S, Khurshid SG. Development of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy following chalazion removal with intrapalpebral triamcinolone injection – a case report. Accepted for publication, Case Reports in Ophthalmology August 2018.

A Gonzales, G Khurshid. Treatment of retinal pigment epithelial detachment secondary to exudative age-related macular degeneration Am J of ophthalmology 2018

Y Islam, J Geieske, G Khurshid. Pregnant Woman with Asymptomatic Subretinal Fluid in Her Left Eye. One network, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Jan 2018

A Gonzales, J Myles, G Khurshid.  Ocular metastasis of BRAF+ cutaneous malignant melanoma Ophthalmology Retina 2017

Mukhtar S, Potter S, Gibran Khurshid. Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for X-linked (Juvenile) Retinoschisis; Retinal cases & Brief reports 2017

Will Griffeth, Steven Kane, Gibran Khurshid.Altered perception of floaters in dementia causing self-inflicted injuries. International Journal of Ophthalmology 2017

Gibran Khurshid. Peripheral Exudative Hemorrhagic Chorioretinopath. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2017

Kevin Talbot, Gibran Khurshid. Bilateral macular neurosensory retinal detachment secondary to systemic Dabrafenib and Trametinib therapy. Clinical Research and Trials, 2017