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About Natalia Tilki, D.O.

About Natalia Tilki, DO

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Natalia Tilki, DO, is one of the most prominent ophthalmologists in Los Angeles, California. She combines her unique European experience with advances in modern American ophthalmology. Dr. Tilki sees patients at her private practice, Emerald Eye Center Inc., located in Encino, California.

Beginning her medical training at the most prestigious universities in Moscow, she completed a master's degree in biology and anthropology at Moscow State University. She then received her medical degree at the Moscow Academy of Medicine in Moscow, Russia. Eventually, she gained invaluable experience while working with the modern-day pioneer in refractive and cataract surgery, Dr. Svyatoslav Fyodorov.


Once in the US, Dr. Natalia Tilki completed her second medical training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York, New York, and her residency at Midwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, and Stanford, California. In addition, she completed a cornea research fellowship at Louisiana State University, where she conducted numerous research projects and was published in various major American journals.

Since opening her private practice, Emerald Eye Center Inc., in Los Angeles, California, in 2006, Dr. Tilki has been specializing in anterior segment surgery and management of diabetic retinopathy.


Some of her specialties include:

  •  - Cataract surgery, including premium intraocular lenses, allowing patients to see without glasses
  •  - Glaucoma management, such as various laser surgeries and Ahmed valve placement.
  •  - Pterygium removal with graft
  •  - Lasik, PRK, clear lens exchange


Dr. Tilki has been very successful in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, including laser surgeries and intravitreal injections. Dr. Tilki’s very special and personal approach to each patient allows her to reach better visual outcomes and significantly improve her patients’ quality of life.


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Words from our patients

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    "Will never see another opthalmologist again...we love Dr. Tilki and her staff....glad we found them."

    Jill G.
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    "Doctor Natalia Tilki is amazing, very knowledgeable and patient! I highly recommend Emerald Eye Center!"

    Gg M.
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    "I've been coming here for years, Dr. Natalia is very professional, and all the staff are very helpful."

    Ralph M.
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    "I've been coming here for 5 months and I have excellent service. Doctor Tilki is very professional and patient."

    Armando A.
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    "I am patient of Dr. Tilki. And she really saved my vision. "

    Ben S.
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    "I already have done 2 surgeries with Dr. Tilki. She did a great job with my Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery as well! I love Dr. Tilkis knowledge and patience!"

    Flor C.
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    "I loved my eye doctor, she is so loving and inspiring and sincere. She is dedicated to her profession with outstanding excellence!"

    Minerva T.
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    "My dad has been coming here to treat his cataracts for the last few months. Everyone has been very helpful and pleasant throughout the entire process! Thank you team!"

    Rick D.


Emerald Eye Center Inc.
16260 Ventura Blvd., Suite 711
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 818-369-1990
Fax: 818-784-7000

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