Lisa Ishii, M.D.

Lisa Earnest Ishii, M.D.

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  • Senior Vice President of Operations, Johns Hopkins Health System
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Blepharoplasty, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Brow Lift, Buccal Fat Removal, Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Dermabrasion, Dermal Fillers, Deviated Septum, Ear Pinning, Eyelid Malposition, Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Surgery, Facelift, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Facial and Plastics Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Neck Lift, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Rhinoplasty more

Research Interests

Facial Perception; Outcomes research in facial plastic surgery more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-583-7185
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2500
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-7185 | Fax: 410-367-2297
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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.

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


  • Senior Vice President of Operations, Johns Hopkins Health System
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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


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


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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) (2009)
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology-General) (2006)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Anthony E Brissett, Lisa E Ishii, Kofi DO Boahene, Ethnically Sensitive Rhinoplasty, (April 2020)

Activities & Honors


  • 2014, 2015 and 2017 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
  • Top 100 Women of 2022, The Daily Record

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Dermatochalasis: What It Is and How It’s Treated, Zwivel (4/10/18)

What are the top health issues affecting women? WPTV channel 5 interview (1/25/18)

Women who undergo facelifts are perceived as more attractive, healthy and successful, study says. 3/21/17)

Could a Facelift Boost Your Career?  Yahoo Beauty (3/ 17/17)

Temporary Nose Jobs are Cheap, Easy and Potentially Dangerous, (1/5/17)

Amber's Story | Reconstruction after Moh's Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine (10/26/2016)

Survey Reveals The Way People REALLY Perceive Balding Men, Huffington Post (8/27/16)

What people really think of men with hair transplants, CBS (8/27/16) 

Hair transplants make men look more attractive, youthful: survey, Reuters (8/26/16)

BAD NEWS BALDIES Survey confirms men look younger and more attractive after hair transplants, The Sun (8/26/16)

Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger, Health Day (8/26/16)

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)

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

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