Bibiana Reiser, MD

Director, Cornea Institute
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Bibiana Jin Reiser, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology who specializes in Pediatric Cornea, Cataract, and Glaucoma. She has undergone extensive training starting with earning a medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and moving on to complete a residency at the University of California, Irvine and two clinic fellowships, Adult Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the USC Roski Eye Institute (formerly the Doheny Eye Institute) and Pediatric Cataract, Cornea, and Glaucoma Surgery at the Vision Center at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

Dr. Reiser has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in major academic journals, teaches residents at the University of Southern California, and is a recipient of the Knights Templar Educational Foundation Grant for her commitment to higher education. Her expertise in innovation and education in advanced surgical techniques of glaucoma and corneal disease in children has received recognition and grant support by organizations such as the Knights Templar Foundation. She translates her skills to teaching residents cataract surgery at the USC Roski Eye Institute.

Her academic career started early when she was identified by the Editorial Board of Ophthalmology Times as an Aspiring Writer and recognized during the 2006 annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, and she has had numerous peer-reviewed publications to date. She holds membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the National Association of Professional Women, the California Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the Max Fine Cornea Society

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cornea, Cataract and Glaucoma eye issues. Adult Cornea and Refractive Surgery.


Medical School

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine


University of California, Irvine - Internal Medicine


University of California, Irvine - Ophthalmology


Doheny Eye Institute - University of Southern California - Cornea and Refractive Surgery; Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles - Pediatric Cornea, Cataract, and Glaucoma



Ophthalmology; American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, California Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the Max Fine Cornea Society


America’s Top Ophthalmologists, 2009 Knights Templar Educational Foundation Grant, 2008 AAO Aspiring Writers, 2005 National Merit Scholar, 1988

Areas of Focus

Pediatric Cornea, Cataract and Glaucoma


Reiser BJ, Mok A, Kukes G, Kim JW. Kaposi’s Sarcoma in a non-immunosuppresed patient. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007 125:838-840.

Sarayba M, Shamie N, Reiser B, Sweet P, Taban M, Graff J, Kesler-Diaz A, Osann K, McDonnell P: Fluoroquinolone Therapy in Mycobacterium Chelonae Keratitis After Lamellar Keratectomy. J Cat Ref Surg. 2005 Jul 31(7):1396-402.

Albini TA, Wang RC, Reiser BJ, Zamir E, Wu GS, Rao NA: Microglial Stability and Repopulation in the Retina, Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 Jul 89(7):901-3.

Reiser BJ, Ignacio TS, Wang Y, Taban M, Graff JM, Sweet P, Chen Z, and Chuck RS: In vitro measurement of rabbit corneal epithelial thickness using ultrahigh resolution optical coherence tomography. Veterinary Ophthalmology. 8, 2, 85–88.


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