Aisha S. Traish, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Aisha S. Traish, who serves patients throughout the State of Massachusetts.

A highly trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and comprehensive eye care, Dr. Traish joined Massachusetts Eye and Ear as faculty in 2018. 

As part of the ophthalmic hospitalist service she performs consultations for patients admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She provides comprehensive eye care for adults at Massachusetts Eye and Ear’s Longwood Campus and the Stoneham Eye Care Center. As a pediatric cornea specialist she diagnoses, treats and manages corneal disorders in children at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Traish was accepted after  high school into an accelerated BA/MD program at Boston University and then completed her internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in internal medicine. 

She completed residency as part of the Harvard Ophthalmology Program at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and then pursued fellowship in Cornea, Refractive surgery and External Disease in at Massachusetts Eye and Ear graduating in 2010. After training she joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. She received the Golden Apple Teaching Award the first two consecutive years as faculty and then served as the Associate Residency Director until 2015.

Since then, Dr. Traish spent two years in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she practiced as part of a multi-specialty group, Charlotte Eye, Ear Nose and Throat Associates. She also taught and cared for patients for a year at the Cook County Hospitals in Chicago.

An expert in her field, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she teaches and supervises clinical fellows and ophthalmology residents in the Mass. Eye and Ear Emergency Department. She also serves as the Associate Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Training Program and Assistant Professor within the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. Ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and may perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

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