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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 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. He serves as program director for an ASOPRS-sponsored fellowship in Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery and is considered a national leader in his field. He recently served as president of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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Information for Oculoplastic Surgery Patients


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

Asian Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

Botox ® and Fillers

Brow Lift

Cosmetic Eyelid and Facial Surgery

Cosmetic Laser Services

Cosmetic Surgery

Dacryocystorhinostomy (Tear Duct Surgery)


Eye Socket Reconstruction

Eyelid and Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer

Eyelid Disorders

Facial Aging

Facial and Orbital Trauma

Facial Laser Resurfacing

Facial Nerve Disorders

Facial Nerve Paralysis

Facial Rejuvenation

Lacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery

Midface Lift

Mole and Skin Tag Removal

Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Orbital Decompression

Orbital Fracture Repair

Orbital Tumor Surgery

Ptosis Surgery (Drooping Lids)

Scar Revision

Sciton Facial Skin Rejuvenation

Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid Eyelid Retraction Surgery


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UW Health Eye Clinic - Rockford
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University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive ­Surgery, 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

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

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
Allen RC Bradley EA Fante RG Lucarelli MJ A Perspective on the Current Role of Teprotumumab in Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease. Ophthalmology . 2021 Apr 3;
[PubMed ID: 33823982]
Vo KBH Lucarelli MJ van Landingham SW Two cases of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis-associated dacryocystitis. Orbit . 2020 Dec;39(6):450-453
[PubMed ID: 31852315]
Downie EM Chen Y Lucarelli MJ Burkat CN Isolated Ophthalmoplegia Following Filler Injections to the Upper Face. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Nov Dec;36(6):e152-e154
[PubMed ID: 32282643]
van Landingham SW Puccetti D Potter H Gamm D Diamond EL Lucarelli MJ Necrotizing myositis in a rectus muscle arising in the setting of long-standing Langerhans cell histiocystosis and recent dabrafenib treatment. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep . 2020 Dec;20:100868
[PubMed ID: 32875153]
Agni M Raven ML Bowen RC Laver NV Chevez-Barrios P Milman T Eberhart CG Couch S Bennett DD Albert DM Hogan RN Phelps PO Stiefel H Mancera N Hyrcza M Wang A Burris CKH Steele EA Campbell AA Potter HD Lucarelli MJ An Update on Endocrine Mucin-producing Sweat Gland Carcinoma: Clinicopathologic Study of 63 Cases and Comparative Analysis. Am J Surg Pathol . 2020 Aug;44(8):1005-1016
[PubMed ID: 32452870]
Fay A Nallasamy N Allen RC Bernardini FP Bilyk JR Cockerham K Cruz AA Devoto M Dolman PJ Dutton JJ Jordan DR Kersten R Kim YD Lucarelli MJ McNab AA Mombaerts I Mourits M Nerad J Perry JD Rose G Saeed P Seah LL Selva D Sivak-Callcott J Strianese D Verity DH Orbital Society. Perioperative Prophylactic Antibiotics in 1,250 Orbital Surgeries. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Jul Aug;36(4):385-389
[PubMed ID: 31917766]
Park MM Ahmed OM Ng JD Vloka CN Dansdill D Shinder R Sniegowski M Richani K Lucarelli MJ van Landingham SW Pointdujour-Lim R Simultaneous Orbital and Intracranial Abscesses in 17 Cases. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Jun 18;
[PubMed ID: 32932408]
Bowen RC Lawson BM Jody NM Potter HD Lucarelli MJ The Programmed Death Pathway in Ocular Adnexal Sebaceous Carcinoma. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Jan Feb;36(1):74-79
[PubMed ID: 31593039]
Jones DL van Landingham SW Yu JJ Lucarelli MJ Recurrent natural killer/T-cell lymphoma of the lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct in a 59-year-old Caucasian woman. Orbit . 2019 Oct;38(5):428-431
[PubMed ID: 30516405]
Bowen RC Ko HC Avey GD Hartig GK Hu R Harari PM Lucarelli MJ Personalized Treatment for Lacrimal Sac Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review. Pract Radiat Oncol . 2019 May;9(3):136-141
[PubMed ID: 30731273]
Lucarelli KM Raven ML Lucarelli MJ Progressive Proptosis and Worsening Vision. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2019 Mar 1;137(3):312-313
[PubMed ID: 30570651]
van Landingham SW Diels J Lucarelli MJ Physical therapy for facial nerve palsy: applications for the physician. Curr Opin Ophthalmol . 2018 Sep;29(5):469-475
[PubMed ID: 29994853]
Paul S Lucarelli MJ Griepentrog GJ Traumatic Enucleation with Chiasmal Damage. Ophthalmology . 2017 Jun;124(6):767
[PubMed ID: 28528824]
Kauh CY Gentry LR Hartig GK Lucarelli MJ Aspergillus Mycetoma Causing Epiphora and Ipsilateral Facial Pain. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 May Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S25-S27
[PubMed ID: 27046035]
Burris CKH Raven ML Rodriguez ME Potter HD Lucarelli MJ Albert DM Bilateral Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Eyelid. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 May Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S72-S73
[PubMed ID: 26950474]
Tran AQ Thuro BA Albert DM Lucarelli MJ Potter HD Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy in the Eyelid: A Rare Presentation. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2016 Nov Dec;32(6):e150-e151
[PubMed ID: 27654620]
Raven ML Krivochenitser RI Lucarelli MJ Tubular Apocrine Adenoma in Association with an Apocrine Hidrocystoma. Ophthalmology . 2016 Nov;123(11):2385
[PubMed ID: 27772650]
Raven ML Selid PD Lucarelli MJ Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Eyelid. Ophthalmology . 2016 Oct;123(10):2126
[PubMed ID: 27664912]
Schmutz JS Ramey NA Gauthier GM Lucarelli MJ Severe Oculofacial Sequelae of Cutaneous Blastomyces dermatitidis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2016 May-Jun;32(3):e61-2
[PubMed ID: 25098446]
Wei LA Diels J Lucarelli MJ Treating Buccinator With Botulinum Toxin in Patients With Facial Synkinesis: A Previously Overlooked Target. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2016 Mar-Apr;32(2):138-41
[PubMed ID: 26325382]