Dr. Hirschbein attended Hahnemann College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency in Ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.
Dr. Hirschbein is an attending physician in the division of ocuplastic surgery at the Krieger Eye Institute, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is the Director of Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Surgery. He is an instructor at the Wilmer Ophthalmology Institute, Johns Hopkins University and has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters. Current research interests include the control of wound healing after eyelid trauma, surgery or laser resurfacing.
Dr Hirschbein’s practice is limited to aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, orbits and tear-drainage system. His specialty training allows him to treat a variety of conditions, including: aging changes to the eyelids, droopy or “baggy” eyelids, ectropion and entropion (eyelids turning out or in), skin cancers of the eyelid, orbital tumors, thyroid eye disease, tearing, dry eyes and trauma to the eyelids and orbits. Surgical interests include laser eyelid surgery, minimally invasive eyelid surgery, “no-stitch” surgery for droopy eyelids, endoscopic surgery of the eyebrows and tear ducts and injection of Botox for the treatment of facial wrinkles.
Salman Ali, M.D.
Dr. Ali completed an intensive six-year combined Bachelor of Science-Medical Doctor program at Howard University in Washington D.C. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and then with honors from medical school. After doing an internship at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, Dr. Ali went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the University of Rochester Eye Institute in Rochester, New York. Thereafter, Dr. Ali completed a fellowship in glaucoma at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan.
Being a Baltimore native, Dr. Ali returned to the area following his training. Currently, he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves as the director of glaucoma service at the Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Ali specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma and has experience in complex cataract surgery. At present, he is performing various laser treatments for the treatment of glaucoma, as well as tube shunt and filtration surgery. In addition, he performs small incision suture-less cataract surgery allowing patients to achieve a quick recovery. Dr. Ali is actively involved in resident education and is constantly exploring novel techniques for the management of glaucoma.