Fatemeh Rajaii, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. She specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid, orbital and facial surgery. This includes the surgical treatment of eyelid malpositions, facial skin cancers, tear drainage issues, orbital tumors and Thyroid Eye Disease. She treats children and adults. Her research interests include the effects of eyelid surgery on ocular surface disease and visual function, oculoplastic surgical techniques and mechanisms underlying orbital disease.
Dr. Rajaii received her M.D. and Ph.D. (neuroscience) degrees from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Mercy Medical Center prior to completing her ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute. She completed a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic, orbital and facial cosmetic surgery at the University of Michigan prior to joining the Wilmer faculty.