Amir Mohsenin, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at McGovern Medical School and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Mohsenin received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from McGovern Medical School, where he completed a dual MD/PhD degree followed by an ophthalmology residency at the Yale University School of Medicine. At Yale, he received the Sears Award for clinical and surgical excellence in ophthalmology. Dr. Mohsenin went on to complete a two-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Mohsenin’s clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of diseases of the retina and vitreous including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal diseases, retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes and retinal vascular disease. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has authored numerous book chapters and scientific articles.
In addition to taking care of patients, Dr. Mohsenin directs a molecular biology research laboratory investigating new therapies for retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2009
Yale University School of Medicine, 2013
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Hospital, 2015