Cagri G. Besirli, M.D., Ph.D.

Cagri G. Besirli, M.D., Ph.D.

Retina and Uveitis
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Interests

  • Disease and surgery of the retina and vitreous, including retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, ocular trauma, ocular inflammation, macular and submacular surgery, and surgical management of complex retinal detachment
  • Medical and surgical management of acquired and inherited pediatric retinal disorders, including retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR), Coats’ disease, retinal detachment, and ocular trauma

Make an appointment with Dr. Besirli

  • Referring Physicians: M-LINE, 800-962-3555
  • Academic Office: 734-232-8404


  • Medical and Graduate School
    Washington University in St. Louis, 2006
  • Residency
    Kellogg Eye Center
    University of Michigan, 2010
  • Fellowships
    • Retina and Uveitis
      Kellogg Eye Center
      University of Michigan, 2012
    • Pediatric Vitreoretinal Diseases
      Associated Retinal Consultants, Royal Oak, Michigan

Research Focus

Molecular mechanisms of photoreceptor cell death and survival during periods of retinal stress

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