Dr. Lisa Faia, MD

Dr. Lisa Faia, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Lisa Faia, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochester, MI and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

1135 W University Dr Ste 330

Rochester, MI 48307

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Eye Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Faia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Faia "Dr. Faia received her Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) from the George Washington University and her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She completed her internship at the UCLA – VA Greater Los Angeles Internal Medicine Program and residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. She then went on to specialty training at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, where she completed a two-year fellowship in Uveitis and Medical Retina. While there, she participated in both clinical and basic science research while completing her clinical duties. From there, she completed a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Associated Retinal Consultants, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Faia is a board certified ophthalmologist with special interest and expertise in the surgical and medical management of uveitis, as well as vitreoretinal diseases, such as diabetes, macular degeneration, and vein occlusions. Currently, she is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pan-American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, American Uveitis Society, American Medical Association, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and Association in Research of Vision and Ophthalmology. She is involved in a wide array of both basic science and clinical studies in uveitic and vitreoretinal diseases. Dr. Faia has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of uveitis and retina and authored and/or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reviews on these subjects."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Pars Planitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Diseases

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Lens Implant Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • George Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Associated Retinal Consultants At Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Faia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Faia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faia to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Faia's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Patient Comments (2)

She is a really nice person & really good at her job, I am thankful I had her as my doctor! Without her I could have lost total sight, as none of the eye doctors I went to knew what was going on with me, until I was sent to her (after going to my doctor & 2 opthamoligis & 3 months of having the...more
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Dr Faia is a compassionate, caring doctor. She really seemed to know exactly how to treat my husbands complex eye problem, explaining what she was going to do and why. One of the eye specialists we have ever seen (we've seen many!)
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