Aliza Epstein, M.D.
Dr. Aliza Epstein was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her passion for medicine started at an early age being positively influenced by her father who is a respected Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon still practicing in South Florida. Dr. Epstein’s leadership skills manifested at an early age where she was elected captain of her travel and high school soccer teams. She attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she majored in Psychology while pursuing pre-medical endeavors through her studies as well as clinical research and shadowing experiences. While at Northwestern, Dr. Epstein served as President of her sorority Delta Gamma. She traveled back to South Florida to attend the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha, national medical honor society. While at the University of Miami, Dr. Epstein helped provide free vision screenings and eye care through the Department of Community Service (DOCS) program. Dr. Epstein received the prestigious John K. Robinson Grant, allowing her to publish multiple peer-reviewed articles and present at numerous national and international meetings. She completed her internship at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, and residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan, where she was elected chief resident during her final year. During residency, Dr. Epstein continued to pursue clinical research in ophthalmology and oculoplastics, as well as community service endeavors through Wayne State University. She presented research at the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) meetings.
Dr. Epstein looks forward to working alongside the internationally recognized physicians at TOC Eye and Face. Aside from work, Dr. Epstein enjoys photography, reading, traveling and spending time with friends and family.