Tatyana Milman, MD

Subspecialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Ocular Pathology

Areas of Interest

  • Morphological characterization of ocular neoplasms and other ocular adexal diseases using light microscopy and special modalities such as immunohistochemistry


Tatyana Milman, MD, is a physician in the Ocular Pathology Service at Wills Eye Hospital and a Professor, Ophthalmology and Professor, Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (SKMC), working as an Ophthalmic Pathologist and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. She received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2000 followed by Ophthalmology Residency training at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (IOVS) – New Jersey Medical School.  Dr. Milman was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2005. After completion of Ophthalmic Pathology fellowship at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Milman joined the faculty in the Departments of Ophthalmology at the IOVS-NJ Medical School and at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where she functioned as an ophthalmic pathologist and comprehensive ophthalmologist, and took an active part in resident education. 

Dr. Milman completed a second residency in Anatomic Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 and received certification from the American Board of Pathology. 

Dr. Milman is a recipient of grants for creation of Illustrated Atlas and Virtual Microscopy Educational Modules in Ophthalmic Pathology.  Her research interests include clinical-pathologic correlations in ophthalmic pathology. She has 62 published peer reviewed articles and has contributed chapters to several key volumes in the field of Eye Pathology, including World Health Organization Classification of Eye Tumors, ARP/AFIP fascicle on the Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa, and Duane Ophthalmology. Dr. Milman has been awarded Certificates of Appreciation from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology for her service on various committees dedicated to maintenance of certification and education in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Pathology. She is a regular presenter at the American Association Ophthalmic Pathology, the Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Society and the Verhoeff-Zimmerman Society.

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Board Certification
American Board of Pathology -2017
American Board of Ophthalmology – 2005, 2015


  • Fellowship:  Ophthalmic Pathology, Wills Eye Hospital – 2005
  • Residency:
    – Pathology, University of Pennsylvania – 2017
    – Ophthalmology, UMDNJ –IOVS Rutgers 
    – 2004
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine – 2000
  • Undergraduate:  Rutgers University – 1996

Language Spoken

English, Russian

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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