Dr. Kheirkhah completed his medical education, ophthalmology residency, and fellowship in Cornea and External Disease in Iran. After a 3-year fellowship in Ocular Surface Disease in Miami, Florid, his practice and research have been focused on ocular surface disease and this has resulted in more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters as well as numerous presentations in national and international conferences. Dr. Kheirkhah is currently an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and an Investigator at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts. His research has spanned ocular surface disease, limbal stem cells, dry eye disease, and ocular surface imaging. In addition, his new ideas in collagen cross-linking have led to filing a patent application. Dr. Kheirkhah is a recipient of the Achievement Award from American Academy of Ophthalmology, Scholarship Award from the Eye Foundation of America, Joseph Swiger Scholarship Award, and Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Award. He is an ad hoc reviewer for more than 20 ophthalmology journals.