Ms. Nikolina Budimlija
- UPMC Kildare Hospital
- UPMC Whitfield Hospital
- Ocular Surface Disorders
Ms. Nikolina Budimlija graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb in 2005 and later earned a master’s in health management. She was a Fellow of the European Masters Program in Health Promotion. Ms. Budimlija trained in ophthalmic surgery at the Clinical Hospital Centre, Sestre Milosrdnice Zagreb.
Ms. Budimlija’s more than 13 years of ophthalmic experience includes her role as an investigator at a screening database for diabetic retinopathy (DriDB) and as a medical associate at the Glaucoma Reference Center, Croatian Ministry of Health. She spent four years working as lead consultant at Health Centre in Zagreb until early 2018, when she started a position as a consultant in private practice in Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. She joined the Institute of Eye Surgery (IoES) in 2019.
She is a member of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS), European Society of Cornea & Ocular Surface Disease Specialists (EuCornea), Irish College of Ophthalmologists, Croatian Ophthalmological Society, and the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). She has participated in numerous medical conferences worldwide.