Elena M. Gianfermi


Elena M. Gianfermi, MD

Dr. Gianfermi joined Children’s Eye Care in 2011 and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University. Dr. Gianfermi is primarily affiliated with Children’s Hospital of Michigan and is also on staff at Beaumont Hospital-Dearborn and DMC Berry Surgery Center.  She sees patients at our Detroit, Clinton Township and Dearborn offices.

Dr. Gianfermi practices comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology including the treatment of strabismus, pediatric/infantile glaucoma and cataracts, retinopathy of prematurity, ptosis and ocular tumors (retinoblastoma). She also manages adult strabismus and is active in teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Gianfermi is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, and Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Gianfermi and her husband have two young children. She enjoys reading, swimming, hiking, playing video games, running, jewelry design and many other crafts. Her favorite childhood cartoon character was Smurfette.



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Bachelor’s Degree
University of Michigan (Chemical Engineering), Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Kresge Eye Institute (Ophthalmology), Detroit, MI

Children’s Hospital of Michigan (Pediatric Ophthalmology), Detroit, MI


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Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI

Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, MI