Professor (Brig. Gen.) Anwar Hossain passed his MBBS from Sher-E- Bangla Medical college, in Barisal. In 1985, Professor Anwar passed his D.O in 1985 from Dhaka University. In 1989, he passed FCPS from BCPS.
Professor Anwar Hossain served as a professor of Ophthalmology in Armed forces Medical College, situated in Dhaka. He also acted as an Advisor SPL in ophthalmology.
A dedicated professional, Professor Anwar has played a pioneer role in the field of ophthalmology in Bangladesh. He is a pioneer in the field of Laser Surgery in Bangladesh. Professor Anwar has played a pivotal role in the introduction of Phaco Surgery in Bangladesh.
In the interest of humanity, he also conducted multiple free health camps in many remote areas of Bangladesh.
Professor Anwar attended multiple conferences – he has actively participated in International Asia pacific academy of ophthalmology, organized in Dhaka, Kathmundu and Hyderabad. He also attended the conference of all Indian ophthalmologist society in Calcutta.