Karim N. Jamal, MD
Serving Arizona Since 2009
Education & Honors
Karim N. Jamal, M.D. graduated from Rice University in Houston, TX with degrees in Biochemistry and Business Management. He then went to medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and completed his degree in 2003.
He returned to his hometown of Binghamton, NY for internship, and went on to residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Jamal completed his 2-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery with Texas Retina Associates in Dallas, TX in 2009. Dr. Jamal joined Retinal Consultants of Arizona in 2009.
Awards, Clinical Research & Authorships
Dr. Jamal has written and contributed to several book chapters and peer-reviewed publications. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists, and has been named to the Cambridge Who’s Who registry of Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs.
Dr. Jamal serves as the Chairman of the Aga Khan Health Board for the Western United States, a voluntary position covering multiple projects throughout the region. He has received the CRCA ‘Top Ophthalmologists in America’ award for four consecutive years, as well as the Peer Reviewed Physicians Cum Laude distinction as a top Retinal Surgeon. He has also received the AKEB Professional Achievement Award, and is listed as a “Top Ophthalmologist and Retinal Surgeon in Arizona” by The Leading Physicians of the World. He also acts as a consultant for the Lead Physician Expert Panel.
Dr. Jamal married his wife, Ainee, a pediatric dentist, in 2013. They welcomed in 2015 with the birth of their first son. In their free time, they enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends, and taking hiking trips across the continent.