Moncef Khairallah, MD

Moncef Khairallah, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Monastir, Tunisia, and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir

Professor Khairallah is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Monastir, Tunisia, and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir. Much of his research focusses on ocular inflammatory and retinal disease. He has more than 160 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has authored 6 books in addition to over 70 book chapters. He has given presentations in more than 110 meetings globally. He is reviewing editor and editorial board member for the Ocular Immunology and Inflammation journal, serves as an editorial board member of 3 other international ophthalmology journals, and regularly reviews manuscripts for various other major journals. He is a member of Club Jules Gonin, Vice-President of the Society for Ophthalmo-Immunoinfectiology in Europe, member of the International Uveitis Study Group, and member of the Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study, among others. He was an Executive Board member of the International Ocular Inflammation Society from 2011-2015. Among Professor Khairallah’s awards and honors are: 2005 Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009 Research Medal from the Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology, 2013 Besrour Prize for Clinical Research (Faculty of Medicine of Montreal, Canada), 2015 Award from the International Ocular Inflammation Society, 2016 Gold Medal from the Moroccan Society of Ophthalmology, and 2018 Gold Medal from the Tunisian Society of Ophthalmology.