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Sahar Kohanim, MD, Joins Division of Ophthalmology at BIDMC

Specialist in corneal disease and surgery

  • Date: 9/24/2012
  • Phone: 617-667-3391

BOSTON - Sahar Kohanim, MD, has joined Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Division of Ophthalmology in the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery as Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery and Director of Inpatient Consultation Services.

Kohanim received her medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston and comes to BIDMC following the completion of her fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery also at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Kohanim provides care for patients with corneal disease and cataracts, and those requiring refractive surgery. She also provides consultative ophthalmologic services for inpatients.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. BIDMC is clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit