Dr. Lisa Faia, MD

Dr. Lisa Faia, MD


Ophthalmology | Female | 39 years old

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Dr. Faia received her Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) from the George Washington University and her medical degree...Read 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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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.

Dr. Faia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Diseases


  • Medical School
    University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clinic-Rochester

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Associated Retinal Consultants at Beaumont Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    George Washington University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • 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