Lisa C. Olmos de Koo, MD, MBA(she/her)

Lisa C. Olmos de Koo, MD, MBA(she/her)

Affiliated institution

Associate Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

University of Washington

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Lisa C. Olmos de Koo, MD, MBA is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, where she is Chief of the Retina Division. Previously, she served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute and at the Roski Eye Institute of the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Harvard University. She then earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, along with an MBA from Rice University. She completed her internship at Georgetown University, with rotations at the Walter Reed Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) as well as at the LV Prasad Eye Hospital in Hyderabad, India. Following the completion of her ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal fellowship at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami, in Miami, FL, she was selected to serve a one-year term as Chief Resident and Co-Director of Ocular Trauma at BPEI. She has a special interest in ophthalmic and surgical education, currently serving as the Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program Director at the UW, a position she previously held at USC. She sits on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).