Our Physicians

Zaaira M. Ahmad, M.D.

Diseases and Surgery of the Retina, Vitreous and Macula

Zaaira M. Ahmad, M.D.

Dr Ahmad is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon. She grew up in Pocomoke, MD and is a proud graduate of Pocomoke High School.

She continued her education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She completed her medical education at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC where she was inducted into the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha, earned a number of research awards, and graduated with honors. She completed her internship at Crozer Chester Medical Center outside of Philadelphia. She then returned to Washington, DC to train in ophthalmology at The George Washington University where she had the distinction of serving as Chief Resident. Dr Ahmad completed her vitreoretinal surgery subspecialty training at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. She has extensive experience with very complex clinical and surgical cases, particularly complicated retinal detachments and severe diabetic retinopathy. She remains active in teaching as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Temple University School of Medicine. Dr Ahmad is also involved in research and has presented her work at several national meetings and published in peer reviewed journals.

To setup an appointment with Dr Ahmad please call Delaware Eye Clinics at 302 684 2020