Prof Muhtaseb graduated with Distinction from St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1995 and completed his ophthalmology training in London. Having trained in various of London’s prestigious teaching hospitals, he went on to complete three separate sub-specialty training fellowships in each of Cornea Surgery, Refractive Surgery, and Medical Ophthalmology / Neuro-ophthalmology.
He moved to South Wales in 2006 to take up his Consultant position and has continuously strived to establish and develop new services for his patients since that time.
Prof. Muhtaseb maintains his enthusiasm for research and supervises trainee doctors undertaking research. He has published the results of his clinical research widely in the peer-reviewed literature and is a reviewer for many prestigious journals.
He has presented his work to international conference audiences in Europe, Asia and the USA. He has also been an invited speaker at international conferences, where he shares his experiences in the use of innovative technologies.
He is Visiting Professor at the University of South Wales and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University. He teaches post-graduate students on the MSc in Clinical Optometry at Cardiff University and is a provider of continuing education and training for optometrists outside of the MSc course.
Prof Muhtaseb speaks English and Arabic.