Dr. Lilangi Ediriwickrema, pictured in her lab coat, is a board-certified UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology and orbital disease.

Lilangi S. Ediriwickrema, MD

Specialties

Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

neuro-ophthalmology, oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, orbital disease

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Medical Services
Certifications
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Language
  • English
  • Spanish
Gender
Female
Medical School
Yale School of MedicineMedicine
Internship
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterTransitonal Year Intern
Residency
Keck School of Medicine of USCOphthalmology
Fellowship
Johns Hopkins UniversityNeuro-ophthalmology
UC San DiegoASOPRS Oculofacial and Orbital Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Committee of Women in Vision Research — Center for Translational Vision Research, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • Member — American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
  • Member — North American Neuro-ophthalmological Society (NANOS)
  • Member — American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
More Information

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.

UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Fax: 855-376-5057