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. 


Neuro Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations


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