Dr. William Ehrlich specializes in Oculofacial and Cosmetic Surgery. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Medical Degree from the University of Michigan. He completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital along with an Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery fellowship at Albany Medical Center. He also pursued a highly competitive preceptorship in Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England.
Dr. Ehrlich is the former Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Lansing Ophthalmology Regional Eye Center. He served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Michigan State College of Human Medicine in East Lansing for 22 years. Dr. Ehrlich has also taught fat grafting around the world and is an expert in true tumescent liposuction of the face and body. He is an active clinician-scientist.
Dr. Ehrlich has been recognized as one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists for Cosmetic Surgery” three times during his career and the News Press Media Group named him Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Southwest Florida (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019); Best Eyelid Surgeon (2017, 2020) and Best Plastic Surgeon (2019). In fact, he was one of the first surgeons in Michigan to perform cosmetic Botox injections, laser facial resurfacing, facial fat grafting, minimal incision facelifts, and true tumescent liposuction.
What do you love most about being an eye doctor/surgeon? I enjoy interacting with patients and enhancing their lives with surgery.
What career would you pursue if you weren’t in medicine? Writing
How do you like to spend your time away from the office? I enjoy spending time with my wife, children and grandchildren, and reading, traveling, running and ice hockey.
Fellowship: Orbital Surgery/Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Preceptorship: Oculoplastics & Orbital Surgery/Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, England
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Doctor of Medicine: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, National Board of Medical Examiners
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, Senior Fellow
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow