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Julia M. Byrd, MD – Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult & Pediatric Strabismus

Julia M. Byrd, MD

Julia M. Byrd, MD, is a fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist and surgeon specializing in amblyopia, strabismus (both pediatric and adult), lacrimal disorders, pediatric cataracts, retinopathy of prematurity, pediatric uveitis, pediatric ocular trauma, congenital eye disorders, and more.

Dr. Byrd received her bachelor’s degree at Vanderbilt University in 2008 and her medical degree in 2013 from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. After her internship at University of Utah, she completed her ophthalmology residency at John A. Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Byrd then completed a clinical and surgical fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Children’s National Hospital in D.C.

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Joined the Practice: 2023

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, CA

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Medical School: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Internship: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Residency: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Fellowship: Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult and Pediatric Strabismus

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