Dr. Elias Hailu Gebreab
MD, Ophthalmic Surgeon, Cornea and External Eye Disease Sub-Specialist
Elias Hailu Gebreab, is an ophthalmic surgeon specialized in cornea & external Eye disease. He has got his MD and certificate in ophthalmology from Addis Ababa University Medical Faculty. He did his sub specialty in Storm Eye Institute at the University of South Carolina/USA.
He has been the leader in establishing the residency training in Jimma University & St. Paul Millennium Medical College where he has worked as assistant professor for over 15 years.
At present he is the leading cornea & external eye disease sub specialist at the WGGA Specialized Eye Clinic providing full thickness & lamellar corneal transplants for a variety of corneal pathologies.
Besides he loves to participate in cataract surgical outreaches in the remote corner of the country where the service is not accessible. He provides cataract surgeries for more than 30,000 people in the past 10 years.
He has served as the president of the Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopia from 2012-2016.