CEO & Medical Director
Dr Shahzad graduated in 1969 from King Edward Medical College in Lahore and subsequently in 1970 went to the UK for specialization. He stayed in the UK for 9 years and trained in Oxford and Reading before becoming consultant in Brighton. In 1979 he migrated to Saudi Arabia and became Dean of Ophthalmology at the King Saud University Hospital (Previously Riyadh University). He felt the need to come back home and provide his services to his country and so moved back to Pakistan in 1985 and settled in Karachi. Initially, he joined Akhtar Eye Hospital and Aga Khan University Hospital, where he developed the ophthalmology department. Dr Shahzad had a dream to have his own setup so he can provide quality care to his patients and Shahzad Eye Clinic came into existence in 1992, and the progression to a hospital was a natural step. In 1994, Shahzad Eye Hospital was founded.
Dr Shahzad is totally committed to the health and care of his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys visiting family and friends and occasionally classic music.
Dr Harris followed into his father’s (Dr M H Shahzad) footsteps and became an eye specialist. He graduated from Karachi in 2000 and left for the UK the same year for specialization. After completing his surgical training, Dr Harris underwent a Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship from Oxford Eye Hospital under Dr Paul Rosen, Dr CK Patel & Prof Robert Maclaren.
Dr Harris returned to Karachi in March 2011 and joined Shahzad Eye Hospital after spending more than 10 years in the UK. Dr Harris has good experience in dealing with complex cataracts and complex retinal diseases. He deals with difficult cases as well and tries to give the patient the best chance possible, even when other surgeons have declined to operate. He is a member of the British and Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons, The European Society of Retinal Specialists and American Academy of Ophthalmologists.
Dr Harris does a regular TV appearances for patient education, usually on Health TV and PTV
Dr Harris enjoys playing the guitar in his spare time and is an avid cricketer.
He can be contacted for urgent appointments on his email: email@example.com
MBBS, MSc, MRCS(Ed), MRCOphth(London), FRCS(Ed), CCT(UK), FRCOphth (London), FACS (USA), FASRS (USA)
Fellowship trained Retinal Surgeon Specialist in advanced Refractive Phaco Cataract Surgery (including Toric and Multifocal lenses), Retinal Laser, Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Eye Disease, Retinal Detachment, Macular Hole, and Vitreo-retinal surgery.
MRCS(Ed); FRCS (Ed); FRCS (Glas)
Dr Muhammad Hamza is a consultant ophthalmologist with expertise in Cornea Transplant & anterior segment surgery. He did a Cornea and Anterior Segment Fellowship from University Hospital Southampton and Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, each which was 2 years of period where he had learnt modern techniques of cornea transplantation and all types of cataract, corneal and refractive surgery.
Dr. Hamza completed his MBBS in Karachi, following which he completed his ophthalmology training from Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. He was awarded M.R.C.S (Ed) and F.R.C.S (Ed) and later F.R.C.S (Glasgow). He worked as Specialist and later had Fellowships from UK .was trained at the prestigious corneal fellowship programs in the UK. Additionally, Dr Hamza has served at Consultant at King’s College Hospital London, and is also an active teaching Faculty member at Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London where he remains actively involved in the surgical training of ophthalmologists. Dr Hamza established DMEK Cornea Transplant ( partial thickness sutureless transplant) at Southampton and became the first doctor to perform DMEK surgery. He is also an active DMEK trainer in the UK since 2018 .
Dr Hamza has lectured widely internationally and regularly participates and lectures at national and international meetings. He has also authored a number of research papers for journals in multiple countries and is a contributing reviewer for Eye, the academic journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, U.K.