Dr. Lisa Park Named Division Director of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Eye Care at CUIMC

Columbia Ophthalmology is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Park, MD, as Division Director of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Eye Care at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. 

Dr. Park is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center and a renowned cataract surgeon known for her expertise in advanced surgical techniques. She has consistently been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and an Exceptional Woman in Medicine. Dr. Park earned her degrees from Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine, followed by residency training at NYU, and a fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital in anterior segment and refractive surgery.

Dr. Park is widely respected for her work in improving sustainable eye care in underserved regions of Eastern Africa, primarily Ethiopia and Tanzania. She leads a specialized training program, teaching phacoemulsification to manual cataract surgeons. She also serves on nonprofit boards dedicated to combating world blindness and is committed to global ophthalmology.

We look forward to Dr. Park’s leadership in the division and department.