Dr. Hisham H Arar MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Hisham Arar is an ophthalmologist in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda North Hospital and Christ Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Arar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 45 doctors at Bethesda North Hospital and one of 60 at Christ Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1996–1999

Good Samaritan Hospital (Cincinnati OH)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1995

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 13 years in Ophthalmology

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Identification of a 3.2 kb 5''-flanking region of the murine keratocan gene that directs beta-galactosidase expression in the adult corneal stroma of transgenic mice.
Liu, C., Arar, H., Kao, C., Kao, W. W.

Insulin delivery by zinc calcium phosphate ceramics.
Arar, H. H., Bajpai, P. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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