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Welcome and thank you for choosing Retina Specialists of Tampa. We provide a personal approach to your eye care that starts with a smile. Dr. Ahmad Tarrabishy and the staff at the Retina Specialists of Tampa are dedicated to providing the highest standards of care in the treatment of eye diseases. With many years of experience, Dr. Tarabishy is a Retina specialist committed to excellence in patient care, treating Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, and surgical diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous. We specialize in the pain free treatment of the most challenging Retinal disease cases and continuously work to provide our patients with the best possible experience, and the best possible outcome.

ahmad bakir tarabishy, md

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Ahmad Tarabishy received his medical degree from the University of Jordan Medical College. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. After residency, Dr. Tarabishy worked as a researcher at Case Western Reserve University where his results helped describe important inflammatory pathways in ocular disease. Dr. Tarabishy then trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, as a clinical and research fellow in Rheumatology, developing an interest in uveitis and systemic inflammatory disease.

Dr. Tarabishy completed his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, learning from some of the most prominent figures in ophthalmology. After his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Tarabishy completed a 2 year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center, learning from several leading experts the many facets of medical retina, retinal surgery, uveitis, and ocular oncology.

Dr. Tarabishy’s clinical interests include uveitis and systemic inflammatory diseases, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical treatments of various retinal diseases including complex retinal detachment repair. He is passionate about retina surgery and employs the latest cutting-edge surgical techniques. His surgical techniques have been featured on the American Society of Retina Specialists website as part of the “Innovative Surgical Video Forum”. He has published over 15 articles in major, peer-review scientific journals and is a co-author for 2 book chapters in major ophthalmology textbooks. He has been a peer reviewer for Ophthalmology and JAMA Ophthalmology and a contributor to Encyclopedia of the Eye.




Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Fellowship Trained Retina Specialist

American Board of Ophthalmology

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Society of Retina Specialists

American Academy of Ophthalmology

evan dunn, md

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr. Evan Dunn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida. He subsequently completed medical school at the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Tod Gassen International Fellowship. His Transitional year and Ophthalmology residency were completed at Indiana University, where Dr. Dunn was Chief Resident of the Transitional Year program. Dr. Dunn was instructed by leaders in the field of retina, uveitis, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, and neuro-ophthalmology during his residency. While a resident, Dr. Dunn created a surgical skills program to augment resident training and participated in community service providing care to the uninsured. He was also the inspiration for the “Evan Dunn Ophthalmology Scholarship” created in 2016 by a thankful and generous veteran.

Dr. Dunn completed his training in vitreoretinal surgery & diseases at a combined fellowship between the University of Illinois at Chicago and University Retina. Here, he underwent training with internationally and nationally recognized leaders in the field of medical and surgical retina.

Dr. Dunn has presented at several institutions, regional and national meetings, and published articles. He has also participated in several clinical trials.

Dr. Dunn is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients in a friendly environment.  His clinical interests include the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal vein occlusions. For patients requiring treatment with intravitreal injections, Dr. Dunn employs a painless technique to maximize patient comfort. He has expertise in the surgical management of dropped lenses, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, rhegmatogenous retinal detachments, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, and tractional retinal detachments.


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