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Shannon S. Joseph, MD, Ophthalmology, Troy, MI

Shannon S.JosephMD

Ophthalmology Troy, MI

Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon

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  • Dr. Shannon S. Joseph is an ASOPRS fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery exclusively of the eyes and face.

    Dr. Joseph received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. After completing her ophthalmology residency also at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Joseph then underwent fellowship training in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan.

    After serving as an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Wilmer Eye Institute, Dr. Joseph was promoted to Associate Professor at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. While on faculty at the University of Michigan, Dr. Joseph served as the Medical Director of the Kellogg Eye Center Ambulatory Surgery Center and the Medical Director of the Division of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery. She also founded and co-directed the Michigan Medicine Multidisciplinary Facial Nerve Clinic at the University of Michigan.

    Dr. Joseph's surgical expertise include upper blepharoplasty (upper eyelid lift), lower blepharoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery, eyebrow and forehead lift (including minimally invasive endoscopic techniques), autologous fat transfer, eyelid reconstruction, Mohs/skin cancer reconstruction, orbital surgery, and tear duct surgery (including minimally invasive endoscopic techniques). Dr. Joseph also specializes in non-surgical facial rejuvenation with neurotoxin and facial filler injections.

    Dr. Joseph is fluent in English and Mandarin.
    IG: @drshannonjoseph
  • JOSEPH Advanced Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

    Our practice offers a wide range of cosmetic & reconstructive services for the eyes & face including blepharoplasty, brow lift, Botox, fillers...

Education & Training

  • Michigan Medicine
    Michigan MedicinePost-Doctoral Fellowship, ASOPRS-Accredited Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship, 2014 - 2016
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Ophthalmology, 2011 - 2014
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 2010

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2014 - 2024
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2014
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Stephen J Ryan Award Wilmer Eye Institute, 2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Phi Beta Kappa Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2010
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Pre-residency characteristics associated with post-residency academic productivity in a cohort of ophthalmology residents at an academic institution  
    Shan SJ, Wang JX, Gower EW, Miller NR, J Acad Ophthal, 1/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters


  • Evaluation of patients with facial paralysis and ocular sequelae: a 20-year retrospective review
    Joseph SS, Smith JI, Joseph AW, Niziol L, Musch D, Nelson C, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), Chicago, IL, 1/1/2016
  • The prevalence and surgeon's diagnostic accuracy of body dysmorphic disorder in facial plastic and oculoplastic surgery clinics: a multicenter prospective study
    Joseph AW, Ishii L, Joseph SS, Byrne P, Boahene K, Papel I, Kontis T, Douglas RS, Nelson C, Su P, Batter K, Ishii M., AAFPRS, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2016
  • TSH-mediated TNFa production in human fibrocytes is inhibited by Teprotumumab, an IGF-1R antagonist
    Shan SJ, Chen H, Mester T, Wei Y-H, Douglas RS, ARVO, Denver, CO, 1/1/2015
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Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)