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Ali Asghar Khodadoust
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Born (1935-10-27)27 October 1935
Shiraz, Iran
Died 9 March 2018(2018-03-09) (aged 82)
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater Shiraz University
Children 5
Scientific career
Fields Ophthalmology

Ali Asghar Khodadoust (Persian: علی‌اصغر خدادوست) (27 October 1935 – 10 March 2018) was an Iranian eye surgeon specializing in corneal transplantation, in whose honor the Khodadoust rejection line is named. He worked at different eye clinics in the U.S. like the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and at the Connecticut Ophthalmology Center in New Haven. His medical reputation was the result of his extensive studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology.


Khodadoust died at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital in New York City on March 9, 2018. He was 82.

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