Alina Lou, M.D.


B.S., University of Michigan
M.D., University of Michigan Medical School

Post Graduate Education


St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Chief Resident)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Women in Ophthalmology
Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology
Board Certified- American Academy of Ophthalmology

Areas of Clinical Expertise

Comprehensive Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exams
Glaucoma Care
Dry Eye Care
Cataract Surgery


Dr. Lou obtained her Bachelor of Science degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She then completed an internship at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, MI. She moved to Tennessee in 2017 to complete her ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University, where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Lou’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of cataracts, glaucoma, dry eyes, and diabetic eye disease. In her free time, Dr. Lou enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants, and cooking.

Practice Locations

Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon

(615) 453-5155

Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Murfreesboro

(615) 936-2020