Dr Al-Mohtaseb has authored more than 52 peer reviewed scientific publications and book chapters and is an active reviewer for many leading ophthalmic journals, many of which have led to changes in treatment and improved patient care. She takes an active leadership role in national committees and has become a key opinion leader in ophthalmology, where she has presented nationally and internationally at nearly 160 presentations.
With a passion for education, Dr Al-Mohtaseb was the ophthalmology residency director at BCM and teaches and mentors medical students, residents, fellows and peers in a variety of settings. She is the Chair of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Young Eye Surgeons committee, which serves to educate young surgeons nationally and internationally through lectures, webinars, and wet labs. She has won awards for her teaching including the Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation and the Dan B Jones Resident Teaching Award.