Mahdi Basha DO, MMSc, FACS, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with extensive expertise in anterior segment ocular surgery. Having performed thousands of cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgeries.
His practice interests include innovative Laser vision correction (custom bladeless LASIK, PRK), complex cataract surgery with premium lens implants (including Accommodating, Multifocal and Toric lenses) and Laser cataract surgery with LenSx and ORA plateforms).
Pressure restorative glaucoma surgery (including Ahmed, Baerveldt, Microinvasive glaucoma surgery at the time of cataract surgery, Canaloplasty and Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty). He has especially defined himself by developing an expertise in complex surgery repairs in patients who had bad cataract and glaucoma surgical outcomes such as lens explantation, removing and replacing intraocular lenses, glued intraocular lenses, iris repairs and Pterygium removals.
Dr. Basha obtained his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University and his medical degree from Michigan State University, Dr. Basha went on to complete his ophthalmology residency training at Lake Erie College in Pennsylvania which was followed by an advanced fellowship program in Glaucoma surgery at the prestigious Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.
Dr. Basha is a valued educator, not only to residents and medical students, but also to established physicians and surgeons from around the country. In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Basha is an active researcher and accomplished lecturer. His contributions to the ophthalmic literature include authoring numerous peer-reviewed papers, original articles, and scientific presentations and is an Ad Hoc reviewer for The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases. He is also active in clinical trials as the principal investigator. And is a speaker and consultant to a wide number of ophthalmic companies.
A metro-Detroit native and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons and the American Glaucoma Society.