Education & Training

Medical School

Al-Arab Medical University



  • Temple University Hospital

Internal Medicine

  • Temple University Hospital


Vitreo - Retinal Disease

  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Ophthalmology

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2020.



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Academic Information

Medical Director, University Eye Institute-University Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Research Interests

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Age related macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachment
  • Epiretinal membranes and macular holes

Areas of Expertise

  • Vitreoretinal ophthalmology


Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Amram A, Makkouk F, Elkeeb A. Venous Omega Loops in Diabetic Retinopathy. Ophthalmology Retina. Feb 2018 
  • Amram, A, Kellogg C, Elkeeb A. Nonhereditary Idiopathic Foveal retinoschisis associated with New-Onset Proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Retina cases and brief reports. November 2017
  • Coca M, Makkouk F, Picciani R, Godley B, Elkeeb A. Chronic Traumatic Giant Macular Hole Repair with Autologous Platelets. Muacevic A, Adler JR, eds. Cureus. 2017;9(1):e955. doi:10.7759/cureus.955.
  • Coca M, Morgan M, Gupta P, Elkeeb A, Lee A: Bilateral posterior ischemic optic neuropathy associated with the use of Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, June 2016
  • Davis, A; Elkeeb,A, Vizzeri, G, Godley, BF: Utilization of Portable Radios to Improve Ophthalmology Clinic Efficiency in an Academic Setting- J Med Syst. 2016 Mar;40(3):64. doi: 10.1007/s10916-015-0417-x. Epub 2015 Dec 2
  • Tofigh, S; Shortridge, E; Elkeeb, A; Godley: BF, Effectiveness of a Smartphone Application for Testing New Visual acuity; online publication 24 July 2015; doi: 10.1038/eye.2015.138
  • Nordgren, R; Elkeeb,A; Godley, BF, Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment in the Age of Molecular Medicine, World. Jour. Ophthal., 2014
  • Coca M, Tofigh S, Elkeeb A, Godley BF: Optic Pit Maculopathy Recurring in the Absence of Vitreous Gel. JAMA Ophthalmology 2014


  • Elkeeb A; Godley BF, Kraft E, Zhao Z; Bio-engineered model eye for in-vitro drug permeation using photokinetic delivery.  ARVO 2014
  • Makkouk F, Elkeeb A; Relationship of Retinal Tear Location and Incidence of Epiretinal Membrane Formation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2017;58(8):3702