Deborah R. Fishman, MD has been practicing pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus on Chicago’s Suburban North Shore for over 20 years. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS in Chemistry from Cornell University in 1983, completed her medical degree at The Albert Einstein University College of Medicine in 1987 and fulfilled an internship year in pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx in 1988. In 1991 she finished her ophthalmology residency at Ohio State University and in 1992 she completed her training with a one year fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Indiana University. Dr. Fishman is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board certified in Ophthalmology. She participates in clinical research as part of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group through the National Eye Institute. Dr. Fishman is married with two children. When not working with patients, she enjoys travel, playing the oboe, being outdoors and working with her scout troop.
Lisa C. Verderber, MD has enjoyed practicing pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus for nearly 20 years. She graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in 1986 with a BA in chemistry and psychology. After an internship year at Evanston Hospital, she completed a year of molecular biology research in the department of ophthalmology at Northwestern University. She next did her residency in ophthalmology at Northwestern University, completing it in 1995. A fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology followed and was competed in 1996 at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. 2015 marks her 15th year with Pediatric Eye Associates. She is board certified in Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She is also interested in clinical research in pediatric ophthalmology and is an active investigator and member of the Executive Committee of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. Dr. Verderber is married and has two daughters. In her free time she loves to exercise, read and cook.