Tatiana Bakaeva, MD, PhD

Tatiana Bakaeva, MD, PhD


Tatiana Bakaeva, MD, PhD, is a neuro-ophthalmologist at Lifespan Physician Group Ophthalmology. She earned her medical degree from I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy in Russia where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology. She earned her PhD in ophthalmology from First Moscow State Medical University, where she completed her thesis on the biocompatibility of implantation materials used in orbital surgery.

Dr. Bakaeva completed her residency in neurology at New York University hospitals, including NYU Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan VA Hospital, and she completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Dr. Bakaeva’s clinical interests include optic nerve disease, double vision, nystagmus and other eye movement abnormalities, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), ocular stroke, ocular myasthenia gravis, anisocoria, and other neuro-ophthalmological conditions. She is a member of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and the American Academy of Neurology. 



Lifespan Physician Group Ophthalmology, Providence, RI
Coro Center West (directions)
1 Hoppin Street, Suite 202
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Moscow I.M. Sechenov Medical Academy
  • Residency:  Moscow I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
  • Residency:  New York University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary