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Dany Najjar, MD


Dany Najjar, MD


Associate Professor, Clinical Ophthalmology

Telephone:  215-707-3185

Email: dany.najjar2@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Ophthalmology


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon


MD, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon


Internship, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship, Cornea and External Diseases, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MD

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clinical and research Interest:


  • Cornea and external diseases
  • Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

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board certification(s):


Board certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

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  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

21320335. Najjar DM, Igbre AO, Tsai FF, Late capsular bag contraction and intraocular lens subluxation in retinitis pigmentosa: a case report. J Med Case Rep 5:(65)2011 Feb 14

18778474. Najjar DM, Pendse SJ, Lin JC, Olurin PT, Clinical and pathological report of an unusual anterior chamber lesion: A case report. Cases J 1:1(145)2008 Sep 8

18356732. Najjar DM, Youssef OH, Flanagan JC, Palpebral subconjunctival hemorrhages in herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 24:2(162-4)2008 Mar-Apr

16814168. Najjar DM, Christiansen SP, Bothun ED, Summers CG, Strabismus and amblyopia in bilateral Peters anomaly. J AAPOS 10:3(193-7)2006 Jun

16761642. Awwad ST, Najjar DM, Arlette A, Haddad RS, Vernal keratoconjunctivitis presenting unilaterally. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 43:3(179-80)2006 May-Jun

16641885. Najjar DM, Awwad ST, Zein WM, Haddad WF, Assessment of the corneal endothelium in acute ultraviolet keratitis. Med Sci Monit 12:5(MT23-5)2006 May

16581436. Najjar DM, Residents' perspective of OCEX. Ophthalmology 113:4(716; author reply 716.e1-2)2006 Apr

16128339. Najjar DM, LASIK risk score: an easy method to predict postoperative outcome. J Refract Surg 21:4(399-400)2005 Jul-Aug

16021195. Mansour AM, Awwad ST, Najjar DM, Sibai AN, Sibai AM, Medawar WA, Hamade IH, Haddad RS, Kassak KM, Obeid MY, Anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy after coronary artery bypass graft: the role of anaemia in diabetics. Eye (Lond) 20:6(706-11)2006 Jun

15860321. Najjar DM, Attrition from ophthalmology residency programs. Am J Ophthalmol 139:5(948; author reply 948)2005 May

14604735. Najjar DM, Awwad ST, Cataract surgery risk score for residents and beginning surgeons. J Cataract Refract Surg 29:10(2036-7)2003 Oct

12972759. Bashshur ZF, Taher A, Masri AF, Najjar D, Arayssi TK, Noureddin BN, Anticardiolipin antibodies in patients with retinal vein occlusion and no risk factors: a prospective study. Retina 23:4(486-90)2003 Aug

12781301. Najjar DM, Awwad ST, Simple cataract checklist for residents and high-volume surgeons. J Cataract Refract Surg 29:5(1046)2003 May

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