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Emily M. Schehlein, M.D.

Dr. Emily Schehlein, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery and the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma.

Dr. Schehlein graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland with her BS in Biology and Chemistry, where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society and served as graduation commencement speaker. She received her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she was inducted as a junior member to Alpha Omega Alpha, the prestigious national medical honor society.

Dr. Schehlein completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. She then completed her Glaucoma Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.

Dr. Schehlein is the author of multiple articles in high-impact journals, as well as book chapters. Her research in glaucoma is focused on cost-effectiveness, environmental sustainability, surgical methods, and electronic health record implementation. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, Women in Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Schehlein specializes in the following: Cataract surgery with premium and astigmatism correcting intraocular lenses Glaucoma medical treatment Traditional glaucoma surgery: trabeculectomy, tube shunt surgery In-office and surgical laser procedures: SLT, MicroPulse® laser therapy, YAG laser capsulotomy, endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery: iStent®, Hydrus® Microstent, goniotomy with Kahook Dual Blade®, OMNI® goniotomy and canaloplasty, XEN® Gel Stent

Dr. Schehlein lives in Ann Arbor with her husband and enjoys hiking, riding her Peloton, cooking, and traveling.

Medical Licenses: Michigan and Maryland

Board Certified: Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital - Ann Arbor and Livingston
  • St. Joseph Mercy - Brighton



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