Mouhab Aljajeh, MD

Mouhab Aljajeh, MD

Mouhab Aljajeh, MD

Dr. Aljajeh received his medical degree from Damascus University in Syria, in 1996. Upon completing his residency at Eye Surgical Hospital, in 2002, he became a fellow of Arab Board of Ophthalmology, in addition to Syrian Board of Ophthalmology. He fulfilled a two-year fellowship in cornea, anterior segment and refractive surgery at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical center, Dallas, TX in 2010. He then completed a fellowship in Glaucoma at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA in 2011. Dr. Aljajeh is highly skilled in corneal transplantation, including the newest techniques of DSAEK (Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty), DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty) and INTACS. He also performs complicated anterior segment surgery, Glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery including premium IOLs, and refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK.


  • Fellowship in Glaucoma  (Sep. 2010 – Aug. 2011) Harvard Medical School Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Boston, MA
  • Fellowship in Cornea, external diseases and Refractive surgery (Jul 2008 – Jul 2010) UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
  • Ophthalmologist (Jan 2004 – June 2008) Dr. Aljajeh eye clinic Damascus, Syria


  • Fellow (Oct 2003 –Sep 2003) University Of Utah Moran Eye Center Salt Lake City, UT
  • Cornea Fellow (Oct 2002 – Oct 2003) Eye Surgical Hospital Damascus, Syria
  • Residency in Ophthalmology (Oct 1997-Oct 2002)
  • Chief Resident, Member of the Hospital Quality Control Committee, Eye Surgical Hospital Damascus, Syria
  • Rotating Internship (Sep 1996- Oct 1997) Razi Hospital Damascus, Syria


  • MD (Sep 1990-Aug 1996) Damascus University Faculty of Medicine Damascus, Syria


  • Dean’s Ethics Certificate, 1996 Damascus University Faculty of Medicine


  • Massachusetts Physician in training License (2010-2011)
  • Texas Physician in training License (2008-2010)
  • Certified by the Syrian Board of Ophthalmologists (Nov 2002)
  • Certified by the Arab Countries Board of Ophthalmologists (Oct 2002)
  • ECFMG Certificate (April 1998)
  • Permanent Medical License (Syria 1996)


  • 2005- Present: Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • 2003- Present: Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 2002 – Present: Member of the Syrian Ophthalmological Society
  • 2001 – Present: Member of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • 1996 – Present: Member of the Syrian Medical Association


  • Fluent in Arabic (native) and English