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Elvisa Loshe MD

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

Dr. Loshe completed her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences and Italian Literature (BSc) at the University of Toronto where she graduated with Distinction. After a career outside of medicine, in Marketing and Banking, Dr. Loshe decided to pursue her long-standing passion in medicine. She received her Medical Degree (M.D.) from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, joining an elite group of physicians.

Dr. Loshe completed her Ophthalmology residency at Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit after which she practiced Comprehensive Ophthalmology in private practice in Worcester specializing in modern cataract surgery using advanced technology intraocular lenses and Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). With an interest in training the next generation of Ophthalmologists, Dr. Loshe joined the faculty at UMass Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Clinical Expertise

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes

Research Interest

  • Wellness in Medicine
  • Medical and Residency Education

Education/Medical School

  • University of Toronto (BSc)
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (MD)

Ophthalmology Residency

  • Kresge Eye Institute – Detroit Medical Center

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

State Licensure

  • Massachusetts , Michigan

Professional Societies and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Women in Ophthalmology (WIO)

Honor and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Dorothy E. Kriebel Scholarship
  • Support-A-Scholar Scholarship
  • Dean's List Scholar for Exceptional Academic Achievement
  • Trinity College Academic Award
  • Ambassador of Switzerland to Canada Book Prize in Italian
  • Institute of Medical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Life Sciences Award
  • Drew Thompson Scholarship for High Academic Achievement


  • English, Albanian, Greek


  • Making memories with family
  • Traveling
  • Outdoor swimming
  • Coastal foraging for seafood
  • Gardening
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Elvisa Loshe M.D.

Contact Information
Tel: 508-334-6855


Office Address

Hahnemann Campus, 281 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605