Dr. Cibik, Cataract Services

Lisa Marie Cibik, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon and serves as Director of Cataract Services at Associates in Ophthalmology. She limits her practice to cataract and lens replacement surgery. Dr. Cibik is recognized as one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in the United States. Always at the forefront of cataract surgery, she was among the first surgeons in the country to use multifocal intraocular lenses and the femtosecond laser for cataract surgery. In 2012, she performed the first LenSx laser cataract procedure in Western Pennsylvania.

A native of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Dr. Cibik conducted her undergraduate studies at the Johns Hopkins University, where she graduated with distinction. She received her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Dr. Cibik completed her internship in internal medicine at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital and her ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals.

Dr. Cibik is dedicated to the advancement of her field. She has been the invited principal investigator on clinical research trials for new ophthalmic medications and devices. Dr. Cibik lectures nationally on cataract surgery techniques and technology. She is a member of several distinguished organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and the American Medical Association.

In 2013, Dr. Cibik’s commitment to vision care led her on a voluntary mission trip to remote villages in India, where she served with a medical team who saw 600-700 patients per day.

An advocate for her community, Dr. Cibik dedicates her time outside the operating room to Western Pennsylvania philanthropy. She supports many nonprofit organizations, civic ventures, and cultural and performing arts agencies. Currently, Dr. Cibik serves on the boards of Audia Caring Heritage Foundation and the Pittsburgh Opera.

Dr. Cibik’s personal interests range from travel and home decorating to vintage fashion and reading. She enjoys spending time with her beloved poodles, Oscar and Louis. She and her daughter, Alexandra, are avid exercisers, and in 2008 they successfully climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro together.