Shannon S. Joseph, MD
Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon in Troy, MI
Dr. Shannon S. Joseph is an internationally recognized, board certified and fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic surgeon in Troy, MI. She specializes exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyes and face. Dr. Joseph's credentials are listed below.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center
Residency in Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins Hospital & Wilmer Eye Institute
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
SELECT HONORS AND AWARDS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dean’s Research Scholarship
Neil Miller Research Award, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute,
Stephen J Ryan Award, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Nicholas Iliff Research Award, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society Carolyn L Kuckein Research Award
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology National Eye Institute Award
University of Toronto Dutkevich Research Award
Province of Ontario Graduate Research Scholarship
University of Toronto Graduate Scholarship
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute Award
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa National Academic Honor Society
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Member of the Michigan State Medical Society
NATIONAL ACADEMIC SERVICES
Invited Peer Reviewers for top journals in the fields of Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery including: JAMA Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Orbit, Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, Clinical Ophthalmology, Journal of Clinical Medicine, BMJ Open, Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology
Associate Examiner: American Board of Ophthalmology
Editor: American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Wiki
SELECT INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL, AND REGIONAL LECTURES
Periocular sequelae for facial paralysis. Invited Lecturer, International Facial Nerve Symposium, 2022, Seoul, Korea.
Oculoplastic surgery section lecturer, Michigan Ophthalmic Basic Clinical Science Course, 2021, Ann Arbor, MI.
Impact of COVID. Schwartz Rounds at the World Association of Eye Hospitals, 2020, World Association of Eye Hospitals International Webinar, Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom.
Advances in Imaging of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa. Invited lecturer, American Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
Local flaps for periocular reconstruction. Invited lecturer, American Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
Minimally Invasive Corneal Neurotization. Invited lecturer, American Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
Periocular Surgical Management in Facial Paralysis. Invited lecturer, American Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
Evaluation and Management of Patients with Facial Paralysis, Michigan Ophthalmic Personnel Society Annual Meeting, 2019, Dearborn, MI.
Periocular reconstruction in facial paralysis, Invited speaker, Midwest Facial Nerve Symposium, 2019, Ann Arbor, MI.
Invited instructor for cadaveric dissection course, Midwest Facial Nerve Symposium, 2019, Ann Arbor, MI.
The Pathophysiology of Thyroid Eye Disease: Key Players and Targets for Medical Therapy, American .Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2019, San Francisco, CA.
Local flaps for periocular reconstruction. Invited lecturer, American Academy of Ophthalmology Course, 2019, San Francisco, CA..
Periocular Procedure for Corneal Neurotization and Current Evidence, Invited lecturer, Symposium on Corneal Neurotization, 2018, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
Indications for Corneal Neurotization, Invited Lecturer, Symposium on Corneal Neurotization, 2018, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
Moderator and expert panelist: Oculoplastic Surgery Session, International Facial Nerve Symposium, August 2017, Los Angeles, CA.
Expert Panelist for Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Section, Current Concepts of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, December 2016, Baltimore, MD.
SELECT RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS
Rudy SF, Joseph SS, Xie Y, Joseph AW. Association of a Statewide Opioid Legislation with Opioid Prescribing Patterns in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Procedures. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2021 Dec 21. doi: 10.1089/fpsam.2021.0276. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34936498.
Teo HM, Smith TJ, Joseph SS. Efficacy and Safety of Teprotumumab in Thyroid Eye Disease. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2021 Nov 25;17:1219-1230. doi: 10.2147/TCRM.S303057. PMID: 34858025; PMCID: PMC8630371.
Cuttitta A, Joseph SS, Henderson J, Portney DS, Keedy JM, Benedict WL, Lahti H, Klarr PS, Shtein RM, Lee PP, Kerr E, Mian SI. Feasibility of a Risk-Based Approach to Cataract Surgery Preoperative Medical Evaluation. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec 1;139(12):1309-1312. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2021.4393. PMID: 34709365; PMCID: PMC8554689.
Slentz DH, Joseph AW, Joseph SS. Intimate Partner Violence-Related Oculofacial Injuries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Jul 1;139(7):789-790. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2021.1543. PMID: 34042943.
Kahana A, Unsworth SP, Andrews CA, Chan MP, Bresler SC, Bichakjian CK, Durham AB, Demirci H, Elner VM, Nelson CC, Kim DS, Joseph SS, Swiecicki PL, Worden FP. Vismodegib for Preservation of Visual Function in Patients with Advanced Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma: The VISORB Trial. Oncologist. 2021 Jul;26(7):e1240-e1249. doi: 10.1002/onco.13820. Epub 2021 May 31. PMID: 33988881; PMCID: PMC8265335.
Xie Y, Joseph AW, Rudy SF, Elner VM, Demirci H, Kim DS, Nelson CC, Joseph SS. Change in Postoperative Opioid Prescribing Patterns for Oculoplastic and Orbital Procedures Associated With State Opioid Legislation. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 1;139(2):157-162. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.5446.
Demirci H, Elner VM, Demirci FY, Robinson DR, Chinnaiyan A, Schlachter D, Joseph SS, Worden F. Immunotherapy for Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Orbital Extension. Ophthalmology. 2021 May;128(5):801-804. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.09.027. Epub 2020 Sep 25. PMID: 32980395.
Slentz DH, Smith TJ, Kim DS, Joseph SS. Teprotumumab for Optic Neuropathy in Thyroid Eye Disease. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 1;139(2):244-247. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.5296. PMID: 33270090.
Slentz DH, Joseph SS, Nelson CC. The Use of Umbilical Amnion for Conjunctival Socket, Fornix, and Eyelid Margin Reconstruction. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jul/Aug;36(4):365-371. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001555. PMID: 31770177.
Joseph SS: Evaluation and Management of Patients with Facial Paralysis and Ophthalmic Sequelae, Oral Presentation at Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2020
Jaru-Ampornpan P, Joseph SS, Grisolia ABD, Briceno CA. Warfarin-associated delayed orbital hemorrhage after orbital fracture repair with smooth nylon foil implant. Orbit. 2019 Dec;38(6):519-523. doi: 10.1080/01676830.2019.1639771. Epub 2019 Jul 16. PMID: 31311380.
Joseph AW, Joseph SS. Mohs Reconstruction and Scar Revision. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019 Jun;52(3):461-471. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2019.02.002. Epub 2019 Mar 22. PMID: 30905567.
DeParis SW, Joseph SS. Bilateral Sequential Acute Proptosis in a Woman With No History of Trauma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb 1;137(2):216-217. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3741. PMID: 30476932.
Joseph SS, Joseph AW, Smith JI, Bater K, Liao D, Darrach H, Douglas RD, Ishii M, Ishii L: The negative impact of thyroid eye disease on social perception, ASOPRS, San Francisco, CA, 2019.
Liao D, Ishii M, Darrach HM, Bater KL, Smith J, Joseph AW, Douglas RS, Joseph SS, Ishii LE. Objectively Measuring Observer Attention in Severe Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy: A 3D Study. Laryngoscope. 2019 May;129(5):1250-1254. doi: 10.1002/lary.27447. Epub 2018 Aug 27. PMID: 30151919.
Joseph AW, Joseph SS, Francomano CA, Kontis TC. Characteristics, Diagnosis, and Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes: A Review. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jan 1;20(1):70-75. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0793. PMID: 29121166.
Jaru-Ampornpan, Douglas RS, Joseph SS: The diagnosis and management of thyroid eye disease. Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, Prajna Jaypee Brothers, 2018.
Stewart KJ, Joseph SS, Douglas RS. An Aesthetic Orbicularis Oculi Myectomy Technique for Blepharospasm: Use of Topical 5-Fluorouracil and Fibrin Sealant. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul/Aug;34(4):342-345. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000992. PMID: 28863116.
Joseph SS, Joseph AW, Smith JI, Niziol LM, Musch DC, Nelson CC. Evaluation of Patients with Facial Palsy and Ophthalmic Sequelae: A 23-Year Retrospective Review. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;24(5):341-345. doi: 10.1080/09286586.2017.1294186. Epub 2017 Mar 20. PMID: 28319442.
Joseph SS: Compartmentalizing periocular reconstruction, ASOPRS, Vancouver, Canada, 2017.
Joseph SS. Invited Section Editor. Oculoplastic Surgery and Orbit Section. Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, Prajna Jaypee Brothers, 2017.
Jaru-Amporpan P, Blachley T, Joseph SS, Briceno CA, Elner VE, Kahana A, Demirci H, Musch DC, Douglas RS, Nelson CC: Agreement between droopy eyelid diagnoses made by in-person examination compared to analysis of digital images, ARVO 2017, Baltimore, MD, 2017.
Joseph AW, Ishii L, Joseph SS, Smith JI, Su P, Bater K, Byrne P, Boahene K, Papel I, Kontis T, Douglas R, Nelson CC, Ishii M. Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Surgeon Diagnostic Accuracy in Facial Plastic and Oculoplastic Surgery Clinics. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jul 1;19(4):269-274. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1535. PMID: 27930752; PMCID: PMC5543317.
Joseph SS, Yentz SE, Mikkilineni S, Nelson C, Kalemkerian GP. Eyelid Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Management. Am J Med. 2016 Sep;129(9):e169-72. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.03.037. Epub 2016 Apr 21. PMID: 27107922.
Joseph SS, Joseph AW, Douglas RS, Massry GG. Periocular Reconstruction in Patients with Facial Paralysis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2016 Apr;49(2):475-87. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2015.10.011. PMID: 27040589.
Al-Holou SN, Elner VM, Douglas RS, Joseph SS. Eyelid Swelling and Proptosis with Systemic Implications. Am J Med. 2016 Jul;129(7):e51-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.01.027. Epub 2016 Feb 8. PMID: 26868858.
Joseph SS, Miller NR.: The management of dysthyroid optic neuropathy. Emergencies of the Orbit and Adnexa, Mukherjee B, Yuen H Springer Publishing, New York, NY, 2016.
Jaru-Amporpan P, Joseph SS, Love M, Elner V: Modified technique of lower eyelid retraction repair with acellular dermal matrix, ASOPRS 2016, Chicago, IL, 2016.
Joseph SS, Douglas RS.: Thyroid eye disease: a comprehensive review. Essentials of Ophthalmology: Orbital Inflammatory Diseases and Their Differential Diagnosis, Hakan Demirci Springer Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 9, 73-89.
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Your face is one of the most complex and cosmetically as well as functionally important areas of your body. We understand how important this decision is for our patients considering cosmetic or reconstructive facial surgery. Dr. Shannon S. Joseph is a Johns Hopkins and University of Michigan trained, board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon. She has years of experience and expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery exclusively of the eyes and face. Contact us to schedule a consultation.