Lisa S. Schocket, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Retina and Vitreous Diseases
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Dr. Lisa Schocket is an associate professor, vice chair for clinical affairs and Chief of the Retina Division at the University of Maryland, Department of Ophthalmology. She specializes in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal detachments, macular holes, tumors and cataract complications.
A native to Baltimore, Dr. Schocket graduated cum laude from Bryn Mawr School. After graduating magna cum laude from Brown University, she spent a year performing research at the National Institutes of Health. She then earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Schocket attended residency at the University of Pennsylvania/ Scheie Eye Institute. After residency, Dr. Schocket completed a surgical retina fellowship at Tufts University/ Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.
In 2005, she joined and helped build a busy private practice group in the community while also working at University of Maryland teaching residents and serving on the clinical faculty. In 2014, Dr. Schocket joined the Department of Ophthalmology full-time as associate professor.
Dr. Schocket is board certified in ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Schocket has been actively involved in research throughout her career. Her work has appeared in journals such as Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and Retina. She also wrote the chapter in the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Focal Points on choroidal melanoma. Dr. Schocket has presented her research at both national and international meetings. She has served as sub-investigator in multiple large clinical trials.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1999
Presbyterian Medical Center of Pennsylvania, 2000
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2003
Tufts University School of Medicine - Ophthalmology, 2005
American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology, 2005
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