Ahsen Hussain

Ahsen Hussain

MD FRCOphth (UK)


Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon

Assistant Professor

Dalhousie University

Halifax, NS

Areas of Expertise

Cosmetic and Functional Eyelid Surgery
Orbital Surgery
Lacrimal (Tear duct) Surgery
Cataract Surgery

Dr Hussain is a UK trained ophthalmologist who has completed two fellowships in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (oculoplastic surgery). The first was at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, followed by the prestigious ASOPRS fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is involved extensively in research and is a Fellow of the Canadian Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (CAFPRS) and ASOPRS. He is a member of BOPSSCSOPS and the American College of Surgeons.

Patient safety, comfort and the correct operation for the right patient are my priorities. Your evaluation and surgery will be performed in a hospital, with the benefits of access to a caring and safe environment.



Dr Hussain performs surgery at the Victoria General Hospital (VGH) in downtown Halifax. He has clinics at the VGH and at Cobequid Community Health Centre. Referrals from family doctors (GPs) and optometrists are accepted at the contact details below. 

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

1276 South Park Street

Room 2035 2 West Victoria

Halifax, NS


Tel: (+1) 902 473 2307
Fax: (+1) 902 473 2839

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