Dr. Lara Tantawi

Ophthalmology Senior Specialist

Full Name

Lara Tantawi





  • Michigan State University/ U.S.A.-Neurophthalmology fellowship. 
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians /FRCS (Glasgow).
  • ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology) parts 1,2,&3.
  • JMBC-Jordanian Medical Board Certificate in ophthalmology.
  • ECFMG-USMLE (Unites States Medical License Examinations, step 1, step 2 Clinical Knowledge CK & Clinical Skills CS, step 3)
  • MBBS-Graduate of The University of Jordan Medical School 



  • Graduate of University of Jordan.
  • 4 year residency training at the Royal Medical Services
  • Ophthalmology Specialist at King Hussein Medical Center. 

Clinical Experience


  • 10 years experience at the Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan.
  • Ophthalmology specialist at King Hussein Medical Center, worked with medical retina team, treating diabetic retinopathies, degenerative, and hereditary retinal dystrophies, and treating uveitis cases. Performing LASER, intravitreal injections, imaging studies (OCT, Fundus Flourescin Angiogram, ocular ultrasound).
  • Neurophthalmology clinical fellow at Michigan State University, Clinical Center, U.S.A. Gained experience in evaluating optic neuropathies and atrophies, ocular motility disorders and paralytic strabismus.
  • Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, KSA, medical retina consultant.
  • Advanced Phacoemulsification training course at Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital. 



  • Gestational Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy, Prevalence at King Hussein Medical Center.
  • An Epidemiological investigation and characterization of acute keratoconjunctivitis Outbreak, Prince Ali Hospital, Jordan.
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension & prevalence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.


Professional Memberships


  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology.(AAO).
  • Member of North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS).
  • Member of Jordanian Medical Association
  • Member of Jordanian ophthalmology Association.