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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Mark Lucarelli specializes in oculofacial surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery or oculoplastics). This area includes medically necessary eyelid surgery, cosmetic eyelid, midface and brow surgery, thyroid eye disease, repair of skin cancer defects and trauma, tear duct surgery, orbital surgery, fillers and Botox, and other cosmetic facial procedures. Dr. Lucarelli is fellowship-trained and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He serves as program director for an ASOPRS-sponsored fellowship in Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery and is considered a national leader in his field.


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Information for Oculoplastic Surgery Patients


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

UW Health Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
2349 Deming Way Clinic (Transformations)
(608) 836-9990 | (866) 447-9990 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Eye Clinic - Rockford (Rockford)
(815) 399-1141 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1991


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
  • Botox® and Fillers
  • Brow Lift
  • Cosmetic Eyelid and Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Services
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy (Tear Duct Surgery)
  • Enucleation/Evisceration
  • Eye Socket Reconstruction
  • Eyelid and Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer
  • Facial and Orbital Trauma
  • Facial Laser Resurfacing
  • Intense Pulsed Light
  • Lacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery
  • Midface Lift
  • Mole and Skin Tag Removal
  • Oculofacial Plastic Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression
  • Orbital Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Tumor Surgery
  • Ptosis Surgery (Drooping Lids)
  • Scar Revision
  • Sciton Facial Skin Rejuvenation
  • Thyroid Eyelid Retraction Surgery

Programs & Conditions


In addition to his patient care activities, Dr. Lucarelli is active in anatomic and clinical research. His areas of particular interest include facial anatomy, periocular surgical techniques and thyroid eye disease. Dr. Lucarelli has served on the board of the International Thyroid Eye Disease Society (ITEDS) since 2007. He is author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters.

PubMed Articles
Schmutz JS Ramey NA Gauthier GM Lucarelli MJ . Severe Oculofacial Sequelae of Cutaneous Blastomyces dermatitidis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 May-Jun;32(3):e61-2
[PubMed ID: 25098446]
Kauh CY Gentry LR Hartig GK Lucarelli MJ . Aspergillus Mycetoma Causing Epiphora and Ipsilateral Facial Pain. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Apr 4;
[PubMed ID: 27046035]
Wei LA Kennedy TA Paul S Wells TS Griepentrog GJ Lucarelli MJ . Traumatic orbital encephalocele: Presentation and imaging. Orbit. 2016 Apr;35(2):72-7
[PubMed ID: 26905453]
Burris CK Raven ML Rodriguez ME Potter HD Lucarelli MJ Albert DM . Bilateral Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Eyelid. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar 4;
[PubMed ID: 26950474]
Wei LA Diels J Lucarelli MJ . Treating Buccinator With Botulinum Toxin in Patients With Facial Synkinesis: A Previously Overlooked Target. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar-Apr;32(2):138-41
[PubMed ID: 26325382]
Raven ML Burris CK Lucarelli MJ . Pilomatrixoma: An Uncommon Tumor of the Brow. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jan;123(1):177
[PubMed ID: 26707438]
Garg RK Hartman MJ Lucarelli MJ Leverson G Afifi AM Gentry LR . Nasolacrimal System Fractures: A Description of Radiologic Findings and Associated Outcomes. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Oct;75(4):407-13
[PubMed ID: 25815677]
Raven ML Rodriguez ME Lucarelli M . Sebaceous Adenoma of the Caruncle. Ophthalmology. 2015 Oct;122(10):2070
[PubMed ID: 26398052]
Phelps PO Potter HD Lucarelli MJ . Apocrine Chondroid Syringoma of the Eyelid. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jul;122(7):1415
[PubMed ID: 26711479]
Ramey NA Butt Z Burkat CN Rose JG Lucarelli MJ . Patient-reported outcomes: comprehensive analysis for the oculofacial clinician. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug;30(4):279-89
[PubMed ID: 24814273]
Azari AA Kanavi MR Lucarelli M Lee V Lundin AM Potter HD Albert DM . Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia of the orbit and ocular adnexa: report of 5 cases. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 May;132(5):633-6
[PubMed ID: 24676051]
Wei LA Ramey NA Durairaj VD Ramakrishnan VR Cruz AV Dolman PJ Lucarelli MJ . Orbital osteoma: clinical features and management options. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar-Apr;30(2):168-74
[PubMed ID: 24614547]
Griepentrog GJ Liu RH Lucarelli MJ . Periorbital reconstruction following removal of a large verrucous carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Nov;39(11):1695-8
[PubMed ID: 23590212]
Griepentrog GJ Lucarelli MJ . Anatomical position of hyaluronic acid gel following injection to the eyebrow. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Sep-Oct;29(5):364-6
[PubMed ID: 23880972]
Griepentrog GJ Burkat CN Kikkawa DO Lucarelli MJ . Tumors masquerading in patients with thyroid eye disease. Orbit. 2013 Aug;32(4):260-2
[PubMed ID: 23662589]
Stewart KJ Griepentrog GJ Lucarelli MJ . Modified full-thickness anterior blepharotomy for upper eyelid retraction in children. J AAPOS. 2013 Apr;17(2):223-4
[PubMed ID: 23522943]
Griepentrog GJ Lemke BN Burkat CN Rose JG Jr Lucarelli MJ . Anatomical position of hyaluronic Acid gel following injection to the infraorbital hollows. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb;29(1):35-9
[PubMed ID: 23299806]
Ramey NA Lucarelli MJ Gentry LR Burkat CN . Clinical usefulness of orbital and facial Time-Resolved Imaging of Contrast KineticS (TRICKS) magnetic resonance angiography. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep-Oct;28(5):361-8
[PubMed ID: 22836799]
Havas DA Glenberg AM Gutowski KA Lucarelli MJ Davidson RJ . Cosmetic use of botulinum toxin-a affects processing of emotional language. Psychol Sci. 2010 Jul;21(7):895-900
[PubMed ID: 20548056]
Nork TM Kim CB Heatley GA Kaufman PL Lucarelli MJ Levin LA Ver Hoeve JN . Serial multifocal electroretinograms during long-term elevation and reduction of intraocular pressure in non-human primates. Doc Ophthalmol. 2010 Jun;120(3):273-89
[PubMed ID: 20422254]