Shalamar Hospital

Dr. Zubair Saleem

MBBS, FCPS (Ophthalmology)
Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Visiting Consultant of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology, Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

About Dr. Zubair

Dr. Zubair Saleem is a distinguished Visiting Consultant of Ophthalmology at the Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences. With a background as an FCPS Ophthalmologist, he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role. His proficiency extends across the spectrum of patient care, encompassing evaluation and management of diverse cases encountered in eye outpatient, inpatient, and emergency settings. Furthermore, Dr. Saleem is highly skilled in utilizing advanced ophthalmic laser technologies such as Argon, Yag, and Diode lasers to address various ocular conditions. His competence in this area ensures precise and effective treatment for his patients, further enhancing his reputation as a trusted authority in the field of ophthalmology. 

Visiting Consultant of Ophthalmology, Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Dr. Zubair Saleem, a distinguished practitioner at Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, brings a wealth of expertise to the realm of ophthalmology. With a vast experience in evaluating and managing diverse cases across eye outdoor, indoor, and emergency settings, Dr. Saleem ensures comprehensive care for all patients.

Dr Zubair Saleem has interest in basic research in the field of Ophthalmology.

Visiting Consultant of Ophthalmology

Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore


Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

10-01-2022 – 27-11-2023

Services Hospital Lahore


Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

09-03-2013 – 17-06-2021

General Hospital Lahore


Senior Registrar of Ophthalmology

10-02-2008 – 08-03-2013

General Hospital Lahore


Medical Officer of Ophthalmology

09-02-2001 – 20-12-2008

General Hospital Lahore




Medical Officer of Ophthalmology

01-01-1994 – 01-07-1999

Mayo Hospital Lahore


Demonstrator Anatomy of Ophthalmology

22-10-1989 – 30-09-1993

Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore


House Surgeon

20-07-1988 – 26-01-1989

Mayo Hospital Lahore



House Surgeon

26-01-1988 – 18-07-1988

Gulab Devi Chest Hospital Lahore

  • FCPS (Ophthalmology)
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
  • MBBS, The University of Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • Completed two years training for second fellowship in Vitreo-retina Ophthalmology by CPSP
  • Completed workshops on Research methodology, Assessment of competence, Educational planning & evaluation and Supervisory skills organized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for FCPS supervisor ship
  • Attended workshops on Curriculum development, Instructional strategy and Assessment of competence organized by PGMI / AMC / LGH
  • Management of cryptophthalmos

Asia Pacific Opthalmic Trauma Society, Lahore 2023


  • Cryptophthalmos: Surgical treatment of the congenital symblepharon variant

Afro-Asian Congress of Ophthalmology, Lahore 2022


  • Surgical excision with median forehead flap for basal cell carcinoma involving the central face

Afro-Asian Congress of Ophthalmology, Lahore 2022


  • Lower lid switch flap

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2020


  • Ptosis: Clinical features and investigations

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2016


  • Median forehead flap

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2016


  • Harada’s disease vs. APMPPE

Pre-congress workshop Lahore Ophthalmo 2012


  • Management of Mooren’s ulcer by amniotic membrane grafting

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2012


  • Evisceration: Indications and surgical technique

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2012


  • Ocular trauma: Initial examination and management

Pre-congress workshop Lahore Ophthalmo 2011


  • Brain herniation during exenteration and its management

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2010


  • Corneal scraping and biopsy

Pre-congress workshop Lahore Ophthalmo 2009


  • Sahaf orbital implant for anophthalmic sockets

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 2008



  • Eyelid entropion and ectropion. Clinical features and management

Pre-congress workshop Lahore Ophthalmo 2008


  • Visual results with plate-haptic foldable IOLs

Annual Lahore Ophthalmology Congress 1998

1.       None Maryam Shahid, Zubair D, Tayyaba Gul Malik, Muhammad D. Comparison of changes in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and intraocular pressure between glaucoma and non-glaucoma patients after phacoemulsification. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences. 2022;39(1). doi:

2.       MALİK M, AKHTAR FK, BHİNDER KK, Zubair D, et al. Diagnostics and Clinical Care of Nocardia Keratitis. Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Published online March 15, 2022:31-34. doi:

3.       Shaheer M, Amjad A, Saleem Z. Clinical profile of ophthalmic medicolegal cases presenting to a tertiary care hospital. Rawal Medical Journal. 2019;44(4):814-814. Accessed February 16, 2024.

4.       Akhtar FK, Saleem Z, Malik M, Chaudhry A, Sajjad A, Rehan AM. Bacterial etiology of Keratitis and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern at a tertiary care hospital. Pakistan Journal of Ophthalmology. 2020;35(4):271-275. doi:

5.       Amjad A, Shaheer M, Saleem Z. ETIOLOGY OF OPHTHALMIC MEDICOLEGAL CASES PRESENTING TO TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL. The Professional Medical Journal. 2019;26(07):1192-1196. doi:

6.       Shaheer M, Amjad A, Saleem Z. Retinal Ganglion Cell Complex Changes after Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019 May;29(5):426-429. doi: 10.29271/jcpsp.2019.05.426. PMID: 31036111.

7.       Amir MM. Lens Extraction for Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma. A Case Series. Proceedings of Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex Lahore. 2018;32(3):1-4. doi:

8.       Saleem Z, Riaz N, Aftab M, Moin M, Karamat M, Pak A. Vitrectomy Combined with Scleral Buckling in Patients with Inferior Retinal Breaks. Pakistan Journal of Ophthalmology Original Article J Ophthalmol. 2014;30(2):82. Accessed February 16, 2024.

9.       Ahmed I, Saleem Z, Ahmed W. Outcome of Nasolacrimal Probing without Syringing in Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction under Inhalational Anaesthesia in Infants of 6-12 Months of Age.; 2013. Accessed February 16, 2024.

10.    Hussain A, Khaqan, Khalid M, Najmi, Syed A,  Saleem Z  Pak. Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Eye. Original Article J Ophthalmol. 2011;27(4). Accessed February 16, 2024.