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Lisa Ishii, MD

Lisa Earnest Ishii, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Center for


Blepharoplasty, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Brow Lift, Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Dermabrasion, Dermal Fillers, Deviated Septum, Eyelid Malposition, Eyelid Reconstruction, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Lesions, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Otolaryngology, Rhinoplasty, Sleep Apnea, Snoring Disorders, Torn Ear Lobe Repair

Research Interests

Outcomes research in facial plastic surgery; Facial Perception


Dr. Lisa Ishii's practice in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery encompasses hair transplantation for women and men, rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation surgery of the aging face, facial reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive facial augmentation, such as injections or fillers.

She is double board-certified in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lisa Ishii is the first facial plastic surgeon to have received a prestigious National Institutes of Health K12 Award to pursue research in facial plastic surgery. As part of this award, Dr. Ishii had the privilege to pursue a Master of Health Sciences degree at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is applying the research skills she acquired to her clinical practice to identify the best techniques in facial plastic surgery.

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  • Education +


    • University of Florida College of Medicine (Gainesville FL ) (2000)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Baltimore MD ) (2005)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Baltimore MD ) (2005)


    • Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2006)
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    Dr. Ishii was selected as the Top Doc in hair restoration by Baltimore Magazine, November 2014

    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery (AAFPRS) awarded Dr. Ishii the 2014 William K. Wright Award. This award is presented each year to a member of the AAFPRS who has made outstanding contributions to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

    Dr. Lisa Ishii was awarded the Harris P. Mosher Award for Clinical Research by the Triological Society for her thesis, "The Social Distraction of Facial Paralysis: Objective Measurement of Social Attention Using Eye Tracking."  This award recognizes those in the field who are committed to furthering the highest standards of perfecting the study, teaching and practice of otolaryngology. (2015)

  • Videos & Media +


    Meet our Expert - Dr. Lisa Ishii

    Dr. Lisa Ishii, facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, specializes in facial rejuvenation surgery, and facial and reconstructive surgery.

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Q&A

    Dr. Lisa Ishii answers frequently asked questions about facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She provides information on when and why you should consult a facial plastic surgeon and what you can expect at your first appointment.

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Protruding ears don’t trigger assumptions about personality, Reuters (03/19/2015)

    Q&A with Lisa Ishii, MD, Robb Report Health & Wellness (April 2014)

    Treating hair loss in men, CNN (04/24/2013)

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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10751 Falls Road
    Falls Concourse
    Suites 406-408
    Lutherville, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-955-4985
    Appointment Phone: 443-902-0183
    Fax: 410-614-8610
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    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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