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CURRICULUM VITAE

Neda Esmaili MD
Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Eye Institute
925 N 87 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-2020
Fax: 414-955-6300

EDUCATION:
09/1997 - 12/2001 B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
06/2002 - 05/2006 M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2006 - 07/2007 Internship, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
07/2007 - 07/2010 Residency, Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
07/2011 - 07/2013 Fellow (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons), Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2011 - 12/2014 Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/01/2015 - Present Faculty Preceptor, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/15/2015 - 01/01/2019 Faculty Advisor, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/01/2019 - Present Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2011 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
07/2011 - Present Zablocki Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
07/2011 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Ophthalmology
06/2012
12/2022
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
03/2015
None
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1997 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship
1998 - 2001 Dean’s Award, University of Wisconsin
2000 Phi Beta Kappa
2001 National Spanish Honor Society
2001 Highest Honor, University of Wisconsin
2009 Elected Chief Resident, Ophthalmology Residency, University of North Carolina
2009 Bronze Winner, Resident Poster Competition, North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
2013 Marvin Quickert Thesis Award Nominee, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2000 - Present Phi Beta Kappa
2001 - Present Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
2007 - Present American Academy of Ophthalmology
2011 - Present Milwaukee Ophthalmological Society
2015 - Present American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2020 - Present Women In Ophthalmology

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
Orbit
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
04/2009 Advocacy Day Ambassador, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Washington DC

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2016 - 2020 Continuing Medical Education Committee, American Society of Ophthlalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2016 Content Outline Reviewer, Board Examination Committee, American Board of Ophthalmology
2018 Written Qualifying Exam Standard Setting, Board Examination Committee, American Board of Ophthalmology

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Esmaili N, Primary Orbital Liposarcoma, Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Delafied, WI, 04/05/2013
Esmaili N, Choosing a Career in Academic Medicine, Women in Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/09/2016
Esmaili, N, Orbital Complications of Sinusitis, Otolaryngology Didactic Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, 10/20/2016
Esmaili N, Harris GJ, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Updates in the Management of Orbital Disease, Grand Rounds, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/07/2017
Periorbital Aging and Management, Department of Otolaryngology Didactic Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/28/2017
Esmaili N, Thyroid Orbitopathy, Milwaukee Ophthalmologic Society, Brookfield, WI, 02/22/2018
 
Regional
Esmaili N, Agar E, McCall-Culbreath K, Gilligan P, Fowler WC, Fowler AM, Evaluation of Biofilms on Punctal Plugs and Intracanalicular Devices, North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, 04/23/2010
Esmaili N, Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma, Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Delafield, 03/02/2012
Esmaili N, Harris GJ, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Orbit: Spectrum of Disease and Risk of Central Nervous System Sequelae in Unifocal Cases, Medical College of Wisconsin/University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Research Day, Madison, WI, 06/21/2013
Esmaili N, Delayed Hypersensitivity to Gold Weight Implant, Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Johnson Creek, WI, 03/27/2015
Esmaili N, Evaluation and Treatment of Epiphora, 39th Annual Eye Institute Scientific Symposium, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/19/2015
Esmaili N, Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Delafield, WI, 04/21/2017
Esmaili N, Cholesterol Granuloma of the Orbit, Wisconsin Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Lake Mills, WI, 03/23/2018
Liou V, Esmaili N, Localized Orbital Amyloidosis, Medical College of Wisconsin/University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Research Day, Milwaukee, WI, 06/22/2018
Liou V, Teo A, Esmaili N, Nylon Implants in Orbital Fracture Repair, Medical College of Wisconsin/University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Research Day, Madison, WI, 06/21/2019
 
National
Neda Esmaili, Sang Hong, Morris Hartstein, Workshop in Flap Techniques in Oculoplastics Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il, 11/12/2012
Esmaili, Neda, New Medical Treatments in Oculoplastics, Women In Ophthalmology Summer Symposium, Virtual, 08/21/2020
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Esmaili N, Agar E, McCall-Culbreath K, Gilligan P, Fowler WC, Fowler AM, “Evaluation of Biofilms on Punctal Plugs and Intracanalicular Devices”, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 2010
Harris GJ, Esmaili N, “Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Orbit: Spectrum of Disease and Risk of Central Nervous System Sequelae in Unifocal Cases”, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Fall Scientific Symposium, New Orleans, LA, 11/15/2013
Liou V, Chisholm SA, Logunova V, Havlik R, Esmaili N, "Giant Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans with Bilateral Orbital Involvement", American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Fall Scientific Symposium, New Orleans, LA, 11/10/2017
Esmaili N, Johnson TE, Moderator, Orbit Session, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Spring Scientific Symposium, Austin, TX, 06/02/2018
Esmaili N, Liao S, Moderator, Orbit Session, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Spring Scientific Symposium, Bahamas, 06/01/2019
Esmaili N,, Moderator, Orbit and Socket Session, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Fall Scientific Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 10/11/2019
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2015 - Present Member, Fellowship Recruitment Committee, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/01/2019 - Present Member, Residency Program Evaluation Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/01/2019 - Present Member, Residency Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/17/2019 - Present Member, Residency Action Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2019 - Present Member, Residency Recruitment Committee, Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
05/05/2016 Techniques in Periocular Rejuvenation
 
Medical Student Education
02/18/2015 Bench-to-Bedside Course for M1 students
09/28/2015 - Present M3 Ophthalmology Clerkship
10/14/2015 Introduction to Ophthalmology and Clinical Skills Practicum, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
02/17/2016 Bench-to-Bedside Course for M1 students
03/31/2016 Ocular Dissection Wet Lab, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
10/05/2016 Introduction to Ophthalmology and Clinical Skills Practicum, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
02/15/2017 Bench-to-Bedside Course for M1 students
04/17/2017 Ocular Dissection Wet Lab, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
09/27/2017 Introduction to Ophthalmology, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
11/30/2017 Ophthalmology Clinical Skills Practicum, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
02/14/2018 Bench-to-Bedside Course for M1 students
03/29/2018 Ocular Dissection Wet Lab, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
09/25/2018 Introduction to Ophthalmology, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
11/07/2018 Ophthalmology Clinical Skills Practicum, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
04/17/2019 Ocular Dissection Wet Lab, Student Ophthalmology Medical Association
07/15/2020 - Present M4 Ophthalmology Elective
 
Resident and Fellow Education
07/2011 Suturing Skills Workshop
08/26/2011 Orbital Diagnosis, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
01/20/2012 Lacrimal Gland Lesions, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
03/09/2012 Orbital Fractures, Multidisciplinary Facial Trauma Conference
06/08/2012 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
07/11/2012 Oculoplastics Clinical Examination, Orientation Lecture Series
07/2012 Suturing Skills Workshop
09/14/2012 Periorbital Soft Tissue Trauma, Multidisciplinary Facial Trauma Conference
11/16/2012 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
06/07/2013 Lacrimal System Evaluation, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
02/21/2014 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
01/2015 - Present Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service - rotations during first and second years of residency training
02/20/2015 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
03/27/2015 Orbital Vascular Lesions, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
06/2015 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
11/20/2015 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
05/27/2016 Nasolacrimal Evaluation and Procedures, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
08/19/2016 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
10/20/2016 Orbital Vascular Lesions, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
01/14/2017 - 02/04/2017 Orbital Cadaver Dissection Workshop
04/21/2017 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
07/14/2017 Suturing Skills Workshop
08/14/2017 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
01/19/2018 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
02/23/2018 Orbital Vascular Lesions, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
05/25/2018 Histiocytic Disorders, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
06/05/2018 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
11/16/2018 Case Presentations, Oculoplastics Clinical Conference
04/11/2019 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
05/24/2019 Evaluation of Tearing and Lacrimal Surgery, Oculoplastics Didactic Conference
06/10/2019 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
07/10/2019 Suturing Skills Workshop
10/04/2019 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
01/04/2020 - 01/25/2020 Orbital Cadaver Dissection Workshop
01/24/2020 Cosmetic Injectables Training Workshop
07/09/2020 Suturing Skills Workshop
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Faculty
06/2015 - Present Cosmetic Injectables Training Worskhop for oculoplastics fellows
07/2017 - Present Suturing Skills Workshop for ophthalmology residents
11/03/2019 - Present Department of Ophthalmology Faculty Development Program
 
 
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
08/18/2018 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
09/08/2018 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
11/03/2018 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
02/02/2019 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
12/07/2019 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
03/07/2020 Staff, Eye Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Esmaili N, Harris GJ. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Orbit: Spectrum of Disease and Risk of Central Nervous System Sequelae in Unifocal Cases. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan-Feb;32(1):28-34.
2. Reichstein D, Esmaili N, Wells T, Kim JE. Attempted auto-enucleation in two incarcerated young men with psychosis. Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr-Jun;29(2):172-4. PMCID: PMC4398797
3. Esmaili N, Bradfield YS. Pseudotumor cerebri in children with Down syndrome. Ophthalmology. 2007 Sep;114(9):1773-8.
4. Liou V, Chisholm SA, Logunova V, Havlik R, Esmaili N. Giant Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans With Bilateral Orbital Involvement. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Mar/Apr;35(2):e36-e39.
5. Wang J, Ford J, Esmaeli B, Langer P, Esmaili N, Griepentrog GJ, Couch SM, Nguyen J, Gold KG, Duerksen K, Burkat CN, Hartstein ME, Gandhi P, Sobel RK, Moon JY, Barmettler A. Inverted Papilloma of the Orbit and Nasolacrimal System. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Mar-Apr 01;37(2):161-167.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Loehrl T, Esmaili N. Acute Rhinosinusitis and its complications. In: Wackym PA, Snow JB, editors. Ballinger’s Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery (18th ed.) People’s Medical Publishing House; 2016. p. 643-649.
2. Esmaili N, Stadler ME, and Zanation AZ. Orbital Tumors. In: Johnson JT, Rosen CA, editors. Bailey’s Head and Neck Surgery: Otolaryngology (5th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2014. p. 2063-2080.