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Lisa Ishii, M.D.

Lisa Earnest Ishii, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Expertise: 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 more

Research Interests: Facial Perception; Outcomes research in facial plastic surgery

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
Appointment Phone: 410-955-4985

Green Spring Station
10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suites 406-408
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-955-4985
Fax: 410-614-8610


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. more


  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery



  • MD, University of Florida College of Medicine (2000)


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


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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology / Otolaryngology-General (2006)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • 2014 and 2015 Top Hair Restoration Doctor, Baltimore Magazine, 2014
  • William K. Wright Award, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, 2014
  • Harris P. Mosher Award for Clinical Research, Triological Society, 2015
  • Vice Dean's Award for the Advancement of Women, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2016

Videos & Media

Meet our Expert - Dr. Lisa Ishii

Q&A: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Q&A: Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Q&A: Hair Restoration Surgery

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Study examines patients' willingness to pay to fix facial deformities, MedicalXpress (03/25/2016)

Surgery for Nasal Obstruction May Be More Cost-Effective Than Sprays Reuters Health Information, (This will require a log-in) (01/14/2016)

The cosmetic surgery agony of 'Modern Family' actor Reid Ewing, The Washington Post (11/20/2015)

Face Time, Robb Report Health & Wellness (July 2015)

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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