Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Jurij R. Bilyk specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and surgical correction of many Ophthalmic disorders. His dual training in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and Ophthalmology affords him the ability to perform a variety of intricate procedures around the eyes and the ability to enhance the appearance of the patient.
Dr. Bilyk is an attending surgeon on the Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service at Wills Eye Institute and a Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Bilyk completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Jefferson University Hospital and his residency in Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital. His Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery fellowship training was completed at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) of Harvard Medical School. Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Bilyk joined the faculty at MEEI in 1993. In 1994, he returned to the Wills Eye Institute, where he has a special interest in orbital disease and trauma, and works closely with the Departments of Otolaryngology, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, and Neurosurgery at Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Bilyk is a member of the Orbit Society as well as a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).
He has served as the chairman of the ASOPRS thesis committee and has won awards for his teaching excellence. He has published over 75 papers in the peer-reviewed literature as well as numerous book chapters, and is a frequently invited speaker at local, national, and international conferences.