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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)

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 Paralysis

Facial Rejuvenation

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 Eye Disease

Thyroid Eyelid Retraction Surgery


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University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
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University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

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
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]
Raven ML Burris CK Lucarelli MJ Pilomatrixoma: An Uncommon Tumor of the Brow. Ophthalmology . 2016 Jan;123(1):177
[PubMed ID: 26707438]
Wei LA Kennedy TA Paul S Wells TS Griepentrog GJ Lucarelli MJ Traumatic orbital encephalocele: Presentation and imaging. Orbit . 2016;35(2):72-7
[PubMed ID: 26905453]
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. Ophthalmic 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. Ophthalmic 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. Ophthalmic 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]