Dr. Lilangi Ediriwickrema is a board-certified UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology and orbital disease.
She received her medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. She completed an internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and a residency in ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, where she was chief resident. She also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology and orbital disease at Johns Hopkins University’s Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Md., followed by fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health.
Ediriwickrema's clinical and research interests include oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, orbital disease, periocular and facial reconstruction, biomedical engineering, neuroprotection and neuro-ophthalmology.
She has presented research and spoken at national and international meetings such as the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the International Society for Ocular Cellular Biology Meeting, the North American Neuro-ophthalmological Society and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is the author or co-author of many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. She is committed to both medical student and resident education.
Ediriwickrema, who also speaks Spanish, sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange and Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine.