Dr Hamzah Khalaf
Dr Hamzah Khalaf is a board certified Ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained retinal surgeon. He relocated to Texas in 2016 to further his training and escape the Midwest winters of Ohio. Dr Khalaf specializes in Ophthalmology and retinal diseases and surgery.
He obtained his college degree in an accelerated program of 2 years with Magna Cum Laude distinction from Kent State University. Then, he attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Following that, he completed Ophthalmology at SUMMA Health System where he served as the Chief Resident. Due to his research project on a mouse model of ROP, he was awarded the James S. Tan, MD Award for Basic Science Research in 2014 and 2016. In Texas, he completed his Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina at Valley Retina Institute, PA in McAllen.
After completing his fellowship, he served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology in UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. In that position, he was directly involved in teaching and training Ophthalmology residents and Retina fellows.
In addition to his clinical experience, Dr Khalaf presented posters at several national and international annual meetings such as the Association for research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and Aegean Retina. Furthermore, he was also a Sponsored Ambassador at Congressional Advocacy Day in Washington, DC. As an Ophthalmologist, he volunteers locally in San Antonio as well as internationally. Ultimately, he is a proud father of two sons and enjoys teaching them Soccer, Tennis, Music, and Arabic Calligraphy.
He is fluent in English, Arabic, Spanish, and learning German.
Screening Eye Exams
Generations Retina provides a one stop shop for all your retina needs: from screening exams for diabetes to surgical interventions for elective and emergent conditions. This encompassing service is conveniently provided within the city of New Braunfels.