Julia M. Byrd, MD

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Julia M. Byrd, MD, is a pediatric ophthalmologist and surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Strabismus, Amblyopia, Pediatric ocular trauma, Retinopathy of prematurity, Congenital eye disorders
Locations: Specialty Care, Virtua
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Internship

Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology - University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Residency

Ophthalmology - John A. Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Fellowship

Pediatric Ophthalmology - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Rose L, Byrd JM, Qaseem Y (2017). Subtenon Injections of Ranibizumab Arrest Growth in Early Recurrent Pterygium. Eye Contact Lens, 43(6), 399-405.

2016

Valenzuela RM, Byrd J, Kramer GD, Palmer CA, Osborn AG, Digre KB, Warner JE (2016). An 82- Year-Old Man With Diplopia. J Neuroophthalmol, 36(4), 448-452.

2015

Swan RJ, Byrd JM, Bettis DI, Olson RJ (2015). Comparing consistency of clear corneal incisions using a traditional diamond keratome and a newly designed diamond keratome. Clin Ophthalmol, 9, 1399-404.

2014

Byrd JM, Longmire MR, Syme NP, Murray-Krezan C, Rose L (2014). A pilot study on providing ophthalmic training to medical students while initiating a sustainable eye care effort for the underserved. JAMA Ophthalmol, 132(3), 304-9.

Books

Chapters

2016

Byrd J, Ramasubramanian A (2016). Amblyopia Treatment in the 21st Century. In Yanoff M (Ed.), Advances in Ophthalmology and Optometry. Elsevier.

2014

Das A, Byrd J (2014). Retinal Vasculature: Structure and Pathologies. In McManus L, Mitchell R (Eds.), Pathobiology of Human Disease: A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms. Elsevier.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Byrd JM, Maripudi S, Stoleru G, Munir W, Saeedi O, Levin R, Jaafar M, Madigan W, Alexander J. Pediatric Corneal Structural Development Characterized by Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. Poster presented at: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; 2018 March 18 – 21; Washington, DC.

2017

Byrd JM, Young M, Liu W, Zhang Y, Tate D, Crandall A, Owen, L. Long-term Outcomes for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Trans-Scleral Fixation of the Capsular Bag with Intraocular Lens for Ectopia Lentis. Paper presented at: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; 2017 April 2-6; Nashville, TN.

Awards and Honors

2017, Moran Ophthalmology Research Award, Salt Lake City, UT
2012, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
2012, Gold Humanism Honor Society
2010, La Tierra Sagrada Society Merit Scholarship
2008, Cum Laude, B.S., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN